Born: December 12, 1917 Died: March 25, 2017
Margaret Wix, 99, of Morris, passed away Saturday Morning, March 25, 2017 at Park Pointe Healthcare & Rehab Ctr. In Morris.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Morris with Pastor
Patrick Lohse officiating. Interment will follow in Saratoga Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 9:30 am until time of
service at the church.
Born December 12, 1917 in Morris, she was the daughter of Ole and Alfa (Salen) Hjemvick. She graduated from Morris High
School with the class of 1935. She married Milford “Muff” Wix on October 17, 1941 in Morris. Margaret received her teaching
degree from Illinois State Normal University. For several years she taught at the following grade schools, White Willow,
Bungalow, Conklin, Nettle Creek, Saratoga and Franklin. She also was librarian at Center School in Morris.
She is survived by her two sons, Steve Wix of Morris and Mark Wix of Loda; three grandchildren, Heather (Barney) Faletti of
Braidwood, Marty (Julie) Wix of St. Louis and Stephenie Wix of Chicago; three great grandchildren, Meghan and Michael Faletti
and Payton Thompson; several nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, ‘Muff” on November 06, 1998; two brothers, Arvin and Sigurd Hjemvick;
two sisters, Gudren Findley and Clara Knudson.
She was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church and the Way Out West Rosemalers Association.
Margaret enjoyed doing rosemaling, gardening, reading and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
Memorials may be directed to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, We Care, or Grundy Community Volunteer Hospice.
Fruland Funeral Home, 121 W. Jefferson St., in Morris is or charge of arrangements. For more information, call the funeral
home at 815-942-0700.