Margo Nesbitt, 87, of Minneola, Kan., died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at the Minneola Long Term Care Unit.
Funeral services are 11 a.m. today at the Minnis Mortuary Chapel in Minneola. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 4, at the Norwood Cemetery in rural Alexis. Memorials may be left to the Minneola Longer Term Care Unit and Fippinger Funeral Home in Aledo is in charge of local arrangements.
She was born Aug. 2, 1925, in Galveston, Texas, to Lawrence and Anne DeBerry Jekel. She married William J. Nesbitt. He died in 1985.
Margo was a homemaker and a member of the Catholic church.
She is survived by a daughter, Margo Rakes, Goddard, Kan.; one son, William J. (Betsy) Nesbitt, Gunnison, Colo.; five grandchildren, Billy Nesbitt, Sheridan, Colo., Matt Nesbitt, Durango, Colo, Catherine Nesbitt, Aurora, Colo., Jeremy (Courtney) Rakes, Frontenac, Kan., Megan (Ryan) Leaming, Wichita, Kan.; and two great-grandchildren, Cooper and Bailey Rakes.
Her parents, husband and a sister, Anne, preceded her in death.