Margaret A. Wohrley, 87, of Geneseo, formerly Cambridge, passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019, at Allure of Geneseo. A Memorial Mass celebrating her life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2019, at St. John Vianney Catholic Church, Cambridge, IL. Reverend John Burns will celebrate. Inurnment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery, Cambridge. Visitation for Margaret will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, from 5 – 7 p.m., at Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory-Geneseo Chapel. The Rosary will be recited at 4:30 p.m. Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be directed to Margaret Wohrley Memorial Fund.
Margaret was born on May 22, 1932, the daughter of Francis and Oma (Rendleman) Curran, in Dixon, IL. She graduated from Dixon High School. Margaret obtained her nursing degree at Katherine Shaw Bethea School of Nursing. She married Floyd Wohrley on August 1, 1953. She shared her nursing skills in private practice offices, at Hammond Henry Hospital and as the school nurse in the Cambridge School District. Margaret was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church for over 40 years. She was the DAR winner when she attended St. Patrick School in Dixon, a member of the Red Hat Society, and the St. John Vianney Altar and Rosary Society. She collected angels, played bridge and bingo. She liked to win! Margaret and Floyd spent winters in Florida, and she loved to travel. She was very quick to book the next trip!
Those left to cherish her memory include her loving husband Floyd; daughter Cathy (Mark) Koch, Elmhurst, IL; sons, Jim (Karen) Wohrley, Weirsdale, FL, Tom (Marta) Wohrley, Parker, CO; grandchildren, Emily (Josh) Stokes, Parker, CO, Rob Wohrley, Aurora, CO, Neil (Anna) Wohrley, Lonetree, CO, Mary Margaret Koch, Oak Park, IL; 3 great-grandchildren; brother, Jerry (Anne) Curran, Littleton, CO; and sister, Helen Green, Dixon, IL.
She was preceded in death by her parents Francis and Oma, sister Mary Sue Beecher, and sister Cathy O’Malley.