Margo Nesbitt


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Posted Online: Dec. 31, 2012, 5:58 pm
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Margo Nesbitt, 87, of Minneola, Kan., died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at the Minneola Long Term Care Unit.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2012, at the Minnis Mortuary Chapel, Minneola, Kan. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2012, at Norwood Cemetery, rural Alexis. Memorials may be left to the Minneola Longer Term Care Unit. Fippinger Funeral Home, Aledo, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Galveston, Texas, to Lawrence and Anne DeBerry Jekel. She married William J. Nesbitt, who died in 1985.
Margo was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic Church.
She is survived by a daughter, Margo Rakes, Goddard, Kan.; one son, William J. Nesbitt, Gunnison, Colo.; one grandson, Jeremy (Courtney) Rakes, Frontenac, Kan.; one granddaughter, Megan (Ryan) Leaming, Wichita, Kan.; and two great-grandchildren, Cooper and Bailey Rakes. Her parents, husband and a sister, Anne, preceded her in death.












 



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