Born: September 29, 1930 - Deceased: February 11, 2020
Margaret A. Goss, nee Dickey, 89, of Belleville, IL, born Monday, September 29, 1930, in East St. Louis, IL, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.
After having been raised in Dupo, Illinois and attending Washington University for 2 years she married in 1951 and raised three children building their own home. After their retirement, Margaret and John enjoyed 25 year of living in Florida or the Kentucky Lake Area. She was an excellent seamstress, cook, gardener,baker and loved to travel. She had a very sharp mind, whether playing with her Ipad, completing word search puzzles, and being a prolific reader. She was especially interested in politics, women’s rights, and civil rights, having been very involved in her younger years. She was a devout Democrat.
She was preceded in death by her:
- Husband: John Hubert Goss
- Son: Kenneth Michael Goss
- Parents: Otto and Lucille Ann, nee Dowdy, Dickey
- Brother: Walter Dickey
Surviving are her:
- Laura A. Goss of Belleville, IL, previously of Punta Gorda, FL
- Alan D. (Mary) Goss of East Carondelet, IL
- Many nieces, nephews, and cousins
- Her 21-year old dog, Houdie whom she adored
Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society or Shriner’s Hospital for Children.
Visitation: Visitation from 9:00 – 11:00 am, Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, February 29, 2020, at Kurrus Funeral Home.