Margaret Eileen Dunker

January 10, 1939April 8, 2019

Margaret Eileen Dunker, 80, of Manito, Illinois died peacefully in her sleep at her home on April 8, 2019. Born January 10, 1939, to Frank and Margaret Whited Waremburg in Pekin, Illinois. She married Gary Lee Dunker on October 6, 1958 in Lincoln, Illinois. Surviving her are one daughter: Diana Deakin of Pekin; two sons: Michael Dunker and Richard (Tara) Dunker of Manito; four grandchildren (Jesse, Katie, Dylan and Trace); two great-grandchildren (Trenin and Devlin); and one sister Joann Havens. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one sister, three brothers, daughter Cheryl and son Weldon. Margaret worked in the foundry at Tazewell Machine Works in Pekin, Illinois for 27 years and currently was employed in the deli at Wal-Mart in Pekin for the past 20 years. There will be no public services. Cremation will be accorded. Davison-Fulton Woolsey Funeral Home in Pekin is in charge of the arrangements.


  • Frank Waremburg, Father
  • Margaret Whited Waremburg, Mother
  • Gary Dunker, Husband
  • Diana Deakin, Daughter
  • Michael Dunker, Son
  • Richard (Tara) Dunker, Son
  • Jesse, Katie, Dylan & Trace, Grandchildren
  • Trenin & Devlin, Great-grandchildren
  • Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Cheryl, son Weldon, one sister and three brothers.


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Margaret Eileen Dunker

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Sandy and Don Noll

April 13, 2019

Marg was a sweet lady who made us feel welcome at a church in S. Pekin. We also planned our trips to shop when Marg worked. We kept up on social media. Love you all.

Peggy Dunker

April 10, 2019

From one Margaret Dunker to another, Fly high Marge! Your Savior is waiting to welcome you home!

Cassie Sutton

April 10, 2019

Marg I enjoyed the short time I worked with at Wal-Mart. You were always so very nice to me. Rest in peace.

Carrie Foutch

April 10, 2019

Were so sorry for your loss. Gene & Carrie Foutch

Steve and Julie Deakin

April 9, 2019

Diana and family,

Steve and I were so sorry to hear of your loss. We will always remember your Mother as being so kind and thoughtful. She will truly be missed by all who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. Julie and Steve.