Margie J. Downing, 88, of Keosauqua died at 1:55 A.M. Sunday May 5, 2013 at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua. She was born Oct. 30, 1924 to John and Cora Wilson Orman in Ottumwa and married Otho Downing Feb. 16, 1949 in Memphis, MO. He died March 8, 2000. They lived many years in Bentonsport.
Surviving are a son, Jerry Huddleston, of Keosauqua, 2 daughters Karen Pae of Hillsboro and Linda Downing of Keosauqua, several grandchildren and great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her parents, a brother and 2 sisters.
Her body has been cremated. A private family graveside service will be at 2 P.M. Tuesday May. 7, 2013 in Forbes Cemetery, North of Keosauqua, Larry Shipley officiating.
Memorials to Forbes Cemetery may be left at Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua or mailed to the family at P.O. Box 294, Keosauqua, IA 52565.
Changed Service date from Feb. To May