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Margaret H. "Peggy" Mayfield Orr
March 5, 1929–April 23, 2008
Margaret H. "Peggy" Orr, 79, of Rockford, Illinois and formerly of Olin, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 23, 2008, at the Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, Illinois.
A celebration of her life was held on Saturday, April 26, 2008, at 12:00 noon at Lahey Funeral Home in Olin, with the Rev. Jennifer Andreas officiating.
Friends called Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Burial was in the Olin Cemetery, Olin, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, the family requested that donations be made in her name to the Chicago chapter of The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Margaret H. Mayfield was born on March 5, 1929 in Tipton, Iowa daughter of Alma and Lana (Billman) Mayfield. She graduated in 1947 from Olin High School. She married Harold Dale Orr on August 13, 1947 in Kahoka, Missouri. She moved to Rockford, Illinois in 1951.
She retired from Amerock Corp. as a Senior Autitor for purchased products in 1990. She was a member of The Moose Club for 15 years. She enjoyed bowling and reading.
She is survived by 3 sons, Steven (Elna) Orr of Rockford, Illinois, Craig (Deborah) Orr of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and Kevin (Christine) Orr of Rockford, Illinois; and one daughter Kim Orr (Matt), of Rockford, Illinois; 6 grandchildren, Carrie (Steven), Derek, Jodi (Frank), Todd (Kristina), Katy and Sarah; one great-grandson, Jacob; one sister, Dorothy (Edward) Kromminga of Reeds Springs, Missouri and one brother, R. W. “Bud” (Josephine) Mayfield of Oxford Junction.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, Minnie Borchers, Reva Ray and Lois Brown, and two brothers, William Mayfield and Alfred Mayfield.

Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
Source: Midland Times, Wyoming, Iowa, 2 May 2008

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