Margaret Kathryn Caldwell

August 26, 2020

Margaret Kathryn Caldwell, 89, of Perry, passed away at 11:32 a.m. August 26, 2020 at her daughter's home in Mexico.
Private family services will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Caldwell was born July 15, 1931 in Hannibal, the daughter of Champ Clark and Alice Lucille Geery Briscoe.
She married Edmond Cleaver Caldwell in Hannibal on August 10, 1951 and he preceded her in death on March 28, 2005.
Survivors include two daughters, Rebecca "Becky" (Riley Harris) Caldwell of Perry and Mary Kay (Tim) Wyss of Mexico; one daughter-in-law, Teresa Caldwell of Perry; five grandchildren, Larry Dean (Ramona) Johnson of Colorado Springs, CO, Cindy Deener of Perry, Michael (Samantha) Crocker of Sembach, Germany; Champ (CheyAnne) Caldwell of Perry and Cannon (Brandon) Feldmann of Bowling Green.
She was preceded in death by one son, Eddie B. Caldwell; one sister, Betty Peters and one brother, Tom Briscoe.
Mrs. Caldwell was a lifetime area resident and member of St. William Catholic Church. She graduated from McCreedy Catholic School in Hannibal. She was employed as an AT&T operator prior to her marriage and then became a homemaker. She was a member of the Entre Nous Club and Hutchison Homemakers. She loved bridge and her bridge club. She also loved cooking, collecting cookbooks, traveling, and was a professional bargain shopper.
Memorial contributions may be made to Compassus Hospice and Pallitive Care, St. William Catholic Church, the Alzheimer's Association, or Lick Creek Cemetery, in care of Bienhoff Funeral Home, PO Box 427, Perry, MO 63462.
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