Margo Peterson

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Margo Peterson

November 04, 1936 - November 01, 2018

Margo Peterson Margo Irvine Siler Peterson, age 81, of Joplin, Mo., passed away on November 1, 2018 at her home following an illness.
Margo was born on November 4, 1936, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Rupert and Lorene (Cochran) Irvine. A long-time Joplin area resident, Margo worked as an RN for St. John's Hospice retiring in 2002. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church, also serving as an evangelist.
She married Vernon "Ben" Peterson on August 5, 1983. He preceded Margo in death on August 8, 2017.
Survivors include one son, David Siler, of Joplin; two daughters, Beth Spangler and husband, Paul of, Lafayette, Colo., Michele Keys and husband, Kevin, of Texarkana, Ark.; three sisters, Sharon Hamson, of Sunnyvale, Calif., Linda McGuire, of Lamona, Iowa, Allison Parker-Bagley, of Blue Springs, Mo.; and six grandchildren. Her son, Mark Siler, of Joplin, passed away on November 30, 2018.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to KU Medical Center.
A memorial service has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, December 8, at Community of Christ Church. The family will receive friends during a time of visitation following the service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Mason-Woodard Mortuary & Crematory.
Published on December 6, 2018
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