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Margaret L. Shepherdson

June 8, 1916 - July 6, 2008

SPRINGFIELD – Margaret Louise Shepherdson, 92, of Springfield died at 4:55 a.m. Sunday, July 6, 2008, at Heritage Manor.

She was born June 8, 1916, in Weyburn, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Mary Burrows and John Forsythe Robertson. She married Clyde N. Shepherdson on Sept. 24, 1966; he died July 31, 1988.

Mrs. Shepherdson graduated from Springfield High School and Browns Business College. She worked for Hayes Freight Lines for 22 years and retired after 17 years as secretary to the traffic manager at Sangamo Electric Co. She was a member of Laurel United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her stepdaughter, Norma Jean (husband, Roy V.) Smith of Wataga; three grandchildren, Bill Smith of Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Shari Allen of Streamwood and Kenneth E. Smith of Wataga; two nephews, John K. (wife, Marilyn) Robertson of Courtenay, British Columbia, and William D. Robertson of Vancouver, British Columbia; four great-nephews; six great-great-nephews; a great-niece; and several cousins.

No service will be held. Cremation rites will be accorded, with interment at Mechanicsburg Cemetery. Staab Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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