Margaret will be laid to rest on November 1, 2016, Fort Logan National Cemetery at 2:30 pm. Proceeding the services there will be a celebration in honor of Margaret’s beautiful life at The American Legion Post #178 1655 Simms Street Lakewood, CO.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at pancan.org

Margaret Louise Slattery

Born:
March 16, 1936
Passed Away:
October 21, 2016
Committal Service

Margaret will be laid to rest on November 1, 2016, Fort Logan National Cemetery at 2:30 pm. Proceeding the services there will be a celebration in honor of Margaret’s beautiful life at The American Legion Post #178 1655 Simms Street Lakewood, CO.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network at pancan.org

Margaret Louise Slattery, proud Mother and Grandmother passed peacefully in her home on October 20, 2016. She was born in Momence, Illinois on March 16, 1936. Margaret, aka Mom, Nana, Peggy, Aunt Mike was raised in Centerville, Iowa where she graduated High School in 1954. In June of 1960 she enlisted in the United States Air Force where she proudly served with the Military Air Transport Service (MATS) unit through 1963. She would proudly recount these days as the “best three years of my life”. Later, she attended college in Ottumwa, Iowa graduating in 1977.

Working in medical accounting for most of her career, she retired from Aurora-Denver Cardiology in 2008. Her passions included crocheting, cooking for the holidays and spending time with family, especially her grandchildren. On any Saturday she could be found playing bingo with her grandson Bradley. She always loved being in the outdoors, fishing, camping and gardening, passions that were clearly passed on to her family.

Peggy enjoyed most of her adult life in the Denver Metro area where she raised her two children David Leo Slattery and Gayleen Ann Fuller. She is also survived by; sisters Betty Abbott, Anna May Blasco and Grandchildren; Hannah Snyder, Bradley Fuller, Laura Davis, Benjamin Crout also Jonn, Jaimme, Thomas and Nicholas Fuller as well as many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents Mary May and Leo Edwin Billings, Sister Mary Crawford and brother Walter Billings.

Margaret left here the same way that she lived her life, with great dignity and courage which is how all of us that truly knew her shall remember.

 

9 Responses to Margaret Louise Slattery

  1. Pam Dilbeck says:

    My condolences to you and your family.

  2. Tim and Donna Schmidt says:

    Peggy was a great coworker and my friend. I’m thankful to have known her.

  3. Doris Kirby says:

    She was a remarkable lady. You have every right to be so proud of her. Dale and I loved when she came to visit. We laughed the whole time she was here. She put new life in her Mom & dad while she was here. We loved her dearly and have many very good memories and pictures of her.

  4. Love, Hiram and Jane Watson says:

    We are truly sorry for your great loss. Our thoughts and prayers are headed your way. We hope you find peace and comfort within your hearts with your memories.

  5. Linda Mensching says:

    One always knew how much she loved her family. I loved hearing her laugh.

  6. Gayleen Fuller says:

    I will miss you forever Mom!

  7. Betty Jean Piekarczyk says:

    Will try to come. Have been trying to print this but haven’t been able so far. Very nice
    wright up.

  8. Jackie (Abbott) Wollard says:

    She was my favorite aunt. Being with Aunt Mike was always fun. My favorite memory is of the bull chasing her as she screamed at my sister and I to “get under the fence (pasture) when she was 16!

  9. Linda Lou Abbott Higgins says:

    Aunt Mike was such fun to be with. I remember the bull chasing us to. She just kept telling us to run. I will really miss talking to her. Love you Aunt Mike.

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