Sunday, November 14, 2010



ADDRESS: 135 S. Gibson Street Medford City of Medford Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 9:00 P.M. Friday, November 12 at the Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center, Medford where she had resided for the past 2 ½ years.

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 18 at the First Baptist Church, Medford

OFFICIATING: Pastor Brian Wipf

PLACE OF BURIAL: Medford Evergreen II Cemetery, Medford

VISITATION AT: 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, November 17 at the Hemer Funeral Home, Medford and also from 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 18 at the First Baptist Church, Medford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: July 17, 1915 at Chicago, IL

EDUCATION: Graduate of Austin High School in Chicago, IL in 1931; Attended Beauty Culture School in Chicago, Il where she received her certificate as a Registered Beauty Culturist

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: May 14, 1937 at Crown Point, Indiana to George Terryberry and he preceded her in death on September 1, 1978. 2nd to Michael Hetrey and they later divorced.

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: After school Margaret owned and operated 4 beauty salons in the Chicago Area until 1944. They then moved to Galveston, Texas where she sold hats and later worked for Starr Dairy in payroll until 1947. Margaret and George then purchased a small dairy farm in the Town of Greenwood, Rib Lake until 1978. Also during this time Margaret worked as a CNA at the Memorial Hospital of Taylor County for 9 years. She was a cook and baker at Miracle Mile Diner for a year and was also a housekeeper and cook for the Holy Rosary Rectory, Medford for several years. Margaret enjoyed cooking, singing and playing the piano, spending time with her family, reading and writing poetry. She also enjoyed bowling. Margaret loved serving and working and never forgot any kindness given to her.

MEMBER OF: First Baptist Church, Medford, Order of the Eastern Star Medford Chapter #254, past 4-H Leader and Margaret was a volunteer at the Riverview Apartments for food service

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Daughter: Margie (Michael Jr.) Guziak of Medford
Daughter-In-Law: MaryAnn Terryberry of Rockford, IL
Sister-In-Law: Dorothy Matis of Orland Park, IL.

CHILDREN DECEASED: 2 Sons: Michael Terryberry in infancy in 1944 and Douglas on March 26, 2000

# OF GRANDCHILDREN: 5 Debra (Eric) Landry of Hawthorn Woods, IL, Kurt (Jackie) Guziak of Newnan, Georgia, Marla (Matt) Harris of Wausau, Michael (Evelyn) Terryberry and Michele (Vern) Long both of Rockford, IL

Also survived by Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Many Friends

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: 2 Brothers: Joseph and Michael
1 Sister: Ethel Rettie
Also preceded in death by Special Friend: Melvin Gauerke


PALLBEARERS: Honorary: Dan and Scott Matis and Bob Rettie
Active: Mike Jr. and Kurt Guziak, Eric Landry, Matt Harris, Vern Long, and Michael Terryberry

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorial’s can be made to Margaret’s family to be designated at a later date
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