Margot E. Gilbert

April 10, 1928January 13, 2019

Margot Erna Gilbert, 90, born April 10, 1928 in Frankfurt, Germany passed away January 13, 2019 of dementia related complications. Margot came to the U.S. in 1947 as a war bride, settled in Wood Dale, IL and moved to Addison, IL where she raised 9 children. She is survived by 7 children, Rose Lyons (Dave Tow), Thomas (Susan) Gilbert, Katherine (John) Pynakker, John (Germaine) Gilbert, Richard (Janet) Gilbert, Jeffrey (Jodi) Gilbert, and Lorelei (Matthew) Nelson, 21 grandchildren, and 27 great grandchildren. She was preceeded in death by her husband John E. Gilbert (2015), 2 children, Jenny Reid and Ronald Gilbert, 2 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. The family would like to thank Galena Stauss Senior Care in Galena, IL and Hospice of Dubuque, IA for their wonderful care. Donations in Margots name to Hospice of Dubuque, IA or 1670 JFK Rd., Dubuque, IA 52002 would be appreciated. Visitation Saturday January 19, 10AM until time of funeral service 11 AM at Chapel Hill Gardens West Funeral Home 17w201 Roosevelt Rd., Oakbrook Terrace. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery. For more information please call (630) 941-5860.


  • Visitation Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, January 19, 2019
  • Interment Saturday, January 19, 2019

Margot E. Gilbert

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katherine pynakker

January 18, 2019

Mom , I miss you already. Your love and memory's I will cherish in my HEART forever. When I need to be with you, I will sing your favorite song " You are my SUNSHINE." I know you will sing it with me and that will make us both smile. All my Love your daughter Katherine

Karin Snyder

January 18, 2019

Roger and I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the entire Gilbert family!! We have many wonderful memories of being at the house in Addison and knowing both of your parents. They were even at our wedding 45 years ago!! You are all in our thoughts and prayers!! God bless!! Love Karin and Roger Snyder