Margaret Beard Hatfield, 105, of Evanston, Illinois died Tuesday September 22, 2020 in Evanston.
She was born on August 16, 1915 in Galesburg, Illinois to Frederick W. and Mary Lewis Beard. She married Carl Roland Hatfield on March 14, 1993 in Phoenix, AZ. He preceded her in death.
Margaret earned a BA Degree at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois and also attended University of Illinois in graduate studies. She was employed by American Medical Records Association. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Evanston, Illinois and formerly a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Augusta, Illinois. Margaret was active in the PEO and the American Association of University Women.
She is survived by 2 nephews, William (Lori) Beard of Denver, CO, Donald Beard of Oakbrook Terrace, IL, a niece Deirdre (David) Flesner of Chicago, IL and great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, William Lewis Beard and his wife, Jane.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Sunday October 4, 2020 at Woodlawn cemetery in Augusta, IL with Pastor Sheri Renner officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorial contributions may be made to the Woodlawn Cemetery Association.
The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements.
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