Tiskilwa - Mrs. Stanton (Margaret) Beams, 74, of rural Tiskilwa died at 4 p.m. Monday in Methodist Medical Center, Peoria.

Born June 27, near Ohio, Ill., a daughter of Albert and Anna G. Catherman Bryant, she married Mr. Beams in Princeton Feb. 27, 1936.

They farmed in this area all their lives. She attended Knox College in Galesburg, and was a member of Ruth Chapter, Order of Eastern Star.

Surviving are her husband; two daughters, Mrs. Orville (Beverly) Piper of Princeton and Mrs. James (Sharon) Libby of Morton; two sons, Lee of San Diego and Kent of Princeton; 13 grandchildren; one great -grandson; and two brothers, David E. Bryant of Peoria and Jack Bryant of Dixon.

Services will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Norberg Memorial home; where visitation will be from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

The Rev. Warren M. Mueller will officiate and burial will be in Elm lawn memorial Park, Princeton.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

(Bureau County Republican, Princeton, Bureau County, Illinois  submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)




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