Obituary – Margaret Dewey

Last Updated on April 2nd, 2018

Written by Paul Bomleny

Margaret Dewey, 69 of Bradford, IL passed away at her home on April 1, 2018.

Marge was born February 4, 1949, the daughter of O’Donell and Mary (Miller) Russell .

She is survived by her children, Jason Dewey and Chad Dewey, both of Peoria, IL, one grandson, Jordan Dewey of Rockford, IL, one brother, Jim Russell of Bradford, 5 sisters: Kathy McMullen of Glendale, Arizona, Donna Gannon of Normal, IL, Jeanne Coleman of Bradford, Barb Linden of Bradford, and Marilyn Masterson of Camp Grove, IL .

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Marge was a graduate of Illinois State University and taught for 34 years for the Kewanee School District, retiring in 2005. She was an avid reader and belonged to several book clubs and the Bradford Library Board. She was a fan of all sports, especially the Bulls, Illinois and Notre Dame.

A visitation will be held 5:00-7:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Bradford, Illinois. A graveside service will be held Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Bradford, Illinois. Memorials may be directed to Kewanee School Foundation, Shriners, Bradford Library, or the Kewanee Humane Society. Online condolences may be sent to