Margaret (Maggie) E. Marko, 90, of Saint Joseph peacefully passed away at home Saturday, March 13,
Visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 a.m, Friday March 19, 2021, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church,
Urbana. Funeral services will follow at 10:00 a.m. with burial at Mount Olive, Mayview.
Margaret was born in Champaign, Illinois, on April 25, 1930, to Don and Elaine (Wilson) Somers. She was
raised in Saint Joseph, Illinois, graduating from St. Joseph High School in 1948. She attended the
University of Illinois School of Music, graduating in 1952 with Bronze Tablet Honors.
While residing in Bloomington, Indiana, Margaret was employed at the City of Bloomington. After more
than thirty years of service, she returned to live in St. Joseph. Margaret was an avid traveler, traveling the
world with friends. She was an accomplished pianist, organist, and bridge player, achieving the life
master certificate from the American Contract Bridge League. Margaret also had a great love of animals,
devoting much time to her beloved pets.
Believing friends are family you choose for yourself, Margaret had many friends that will cherish her
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