NORMAL, Ill. — Margie Ann “Marge” Mayberry, 80, of Normal, Ill., formerly of Burwell, died May 18, 2019, at Normal, Ill.

A memorial graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. June 8 at Cottonwood Cemetery in Burwell. Pastor Dennis Davenport will officiate. Memorials are suggested to the Ed Allen Scholarship Fund or Svoboda Family Scholarship Fund. Hitchcock Funeral Home in Burwell is in charge of arrangements.

Marge was born Feb. 10, 1939, on the family farm on Haskell Creek Road in Valley County, to James and Margaret (Walkowiak) Svoboda.

Marge marred Edward Allen on March 19, 1960, in Wolbach. Ed died on Aug. 1, 1987. Marge married Warren “Joe” Curran on Feb. 14, 1988, in Grand Island. Joe died on June 27, 1996. Marge marred Harold “Skeeter” Mayberry on Oct. 3, 1996, in Salmon, Idaho. Skeeter died on May 21, 2015.

Marge is survived by her daughter, Kelly Scalf of Normal, Ill; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; siblings, Jim and Marilyn Svoboda, Jr. of Ord, Dale Svoboda of Burwell, Rosalene and Buzz Tollman of Marsland, Kathaleen Mead of Burwell, Marylyn and Dave Scharton of St. Paul, Alan and Linda Svoboda of Holdrege, and Linda and Gene Thoene of Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.

Marge was preceded in death by her parents; three husbands; two infant daughters, Anne Marie and Toni Lynn; a brother, Tony Svoboda; sisters, Irene VanWinkle and Shirley “Jeanie” Lemmer.

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