Margaret S. Ostrand, 96, of Rock Island, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Heartland Health Care Center, Moline.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, January 16, 2020, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline. Visitation will be 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memorial Estate, Moline. Memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church or Telephone Pioneers of America.
Margaret was born on June 22, 1923, in Worden, Montana, the daughter of Rene And Malvina (DeVolder) Lievens. She graduated from Rock Island High School in 1942 and married Henry Ostrand on December 8, 1945, in Moline and together they welcomed their son, Paul. Henry preceded her in death on June 3, 1987.
She retired in 1979 from Illinois Bell, Rock Island, after 36 years.
Margaret was a member of Bethany Baptist Church, Moline, where she was active in fellowship and hospitality for many years, helping with weddings and funerals. She was also a cub scout leader and a member of Telephone Pioneers. She liked sewing, knitting, baking and tending to her flowers. She enjoyed traveling with her husband to most of the United States, including Hawaii. She loved her church family and being with her grandchildren.
Survivors include her grandchildren, Bryant (Wendy) Ostrand, Janessa (Lewis) Argo, Amanda Ostrand, and Jordyn Ostrand; great grandchildren, Braelyn, Alivia, and Stella; special friends, Janelle Entsminger, her daughter, Emily, and granddaughter, Joslyn; nephew and nieces Bill (Bunny) Huvaere, Marge (Harold) Humphrey, Elsie (Elmer) Kimbel.
She was preceded in death by her son, Paul Ostrand; brother, Leon, and two sisters, Yvonne and Edna.
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