Margaret Havighurst

Margaret A. Havighurst

1934 - 2003

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Obituary of Margaret A. Havighurst

Her family includes her husband, David; daughters, Jane Mace and her husband, Larry of St. Joseph, MO, Rebecca Herdlicka of Grand Island, NE, and Sarah Shannon and her husband Matthew of McDonough, GA; sons, Thomas Havighurst of Madison, WI, Matthew Havighurst and his wife, Lisa of Minneapolis, MN; grandchildren, Courtney Davis, Jason Mace, Erin Eggenburg, Tara Herdlicka, Brent Herdlicka, Benjamin Herdlicka, Bryce Jacobs-Shannon, Elizabeth Shannon, Samuel Shannon and Meghan Shannon; One great-granddaughter, Jalissa Herdlicka; and a brother, John C. Christian of Cleveland, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents, a son-in-law, Leslie Herdlicka and two brothers, James and Samuel Christian Jr. Margaret Ann Christian Havighurst was born December 21, 1934 in Clinton, Iowa the daughter of Samuel N. and Ruea Haynes Christian. She graduated from Clinton High School. ON June 26, 1955 she married L. David Havighurst in Clinton. The couple moved to Iowa City shortly after their marriage, where she was employed by Moore Business Forms for nearly twenty years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Iowa City. Memorial donations can be made in Margaret’s memory to (fund ie: Iowa City Hospice, Church, lung association, etc?)