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Margaret Bluhm

December 6, 1935 — September 11, 2021

Margaret Nell Bluhm, 85, of Sibley, formerly of Watseka, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

Margaret was born on December 6, 1935 in Sharon, Tennessee, the daughter of Cecil and Sylvia (Yarber) Robertson and they preceded her in death. She married Edward Bluhm in Chicago on November 4, 1961 and he preceded her in death on March 11, 2005. Margaret was also preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry Robertson and Richard Robertson; two sons, Michael Anderson and James Anderson.

Margaret is survived by one son, Thomas Yarber of Darien; two daughters, Karen (Jerry) Bennett of Watseka and Debbie Bluhm of Crestwood; two brothers, James (Marlene) Robertson and Danny Robertson; one sister, Pat (Tom) Wills; six grandchildren, Carie (Andrew) Hertter, Danielle Bergeron, Cristen (Jacob) Kinnaird, Andrew (Stephanie) Anderson, Kyle Anderson, and Lauren Anderson; three great-grandchildren, Payton and Joanna Kinnaird and Hazel Anderson.

Margaret attended Trinity Church and the First Baptist Church both in Watseka. She enjoyed doing crafts and crocheting and especially loved being a parent and a grandparent.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at the Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka with Joe Hughes officiating. The visitation will be two hours prior from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Arrangements by Knapp Funeral Home in Watseka.

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Wednesday, September 15, 2021

12:00 - 2:00pm (Eastern time)

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219 S 4th St, Watseka, IL 60970

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