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Margaret Keslinke


A Memorial Service will be held at a later date in Chicago, Illinois for Margaret Keslinke of Mountain Home, Arkansas. Margaret died Monday, March 14, 2011 at Mountain Home, Arkansas, at the age of 88. She was born January 3, 1923 in Allerton, Iowa, the daughter of John Albert and Marieta Casey Morgan. She married Robert A. Keslinke on October 23, 1948 at Chicago, Illinois and was a homemaker. She was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #991, founding member of the Friends of the Library both in Worth, IL. She crocheted helmet liners for soldiers in Iraq and Afganistan and made caps for cancer stricken children. She was a very creative lady and enjoyed doing crafts. Margaret lived in Mountain Home since March 2010 moving from Chicago, Illinois via Memphis, Tennessee. Margaret is survived by her daughter, Patricia (Terry) McCarty of Mountain Home, AR; son, Robert (Sheryl) Keslinke of Garland, TX; granddaughter, Alexis Keslinke of Garland, TX; step-grandchildren, Steven and Misty Bradley of Mobile, AL, Kelly Yanas of Oviedo, FL and Caitlin MacMahon of Winter Springs, FL; 9 great-grandchildren and many loving nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Ozarks Hospice House. Arrangements are by Kirby & Family Funeral and Cremation Services. Visit an online obituary and guestbook at www.kirbyandfamily.com.