Keck, Margaret C. Age 92, of Yorkville, IL passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Bickford of Oswego. She was born on March 9, 1921 in Aberdeen, Scotland the daughter of John and Willamina (Thomson) Cooper. Margaret was united in marriage on August 23, 1941 to Mr. Wayne Keck and they spent the next 56 happy years of their lives together until his passing in July 1998. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Yorkville, IL. Margaret and her husband were directors of the National Camping and Hiking Association. She was an avid traveler and reader. Mrs. Keck was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great and great-great grandmother, and friend who will be missed by all that knew her. Margaret is survived by her sons, John (Sharon) Keck of Yorkville, IL, Gregory (Barbara) Keck of Big Rock, IL, and Michael Keck of Yorkville, IL; her five grandchildren; her six great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Willamina Cooper; her husband, Wayne Keck; and two grandchildren, Christopher and Susan Keck. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 AM on Friday, April 5, 2013 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 406 Walnut St., Yorkville, IL. Interment will follow in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Aurora, IL. Friends may visit from 5:00 until 8:00 PM on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Larson-Nelson Funeral Home, 410 E. Countryside Pkwy., Yorkville, IL. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes & Crematory, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or 630-553-7611.
Published in Beacon News on Apr. 3, 2013