Margaret Barth

Margaret Barth, age 83 of Mulberry Grove, Illinois passed away Thursday evening, October 8, 2020 in Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia, Illinois.

Funeral mass 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at Mother of Dolors Catholic Church in Vandalia. Visitation will be held at the church prior from 8:00 am until service time, with masks and social distancing. Interment will follow in Fairlawn Cemetery in Vandalia. Memorials are to the church.

Margaret, the daughter of Steve and Johanna Kubica Lach, was born October 25, 1936 in Pulikovec, Yugoslavia. Margaret moved to the United States with her father at the age of 2. He started farming in the Wilsonville, Illinois area where Margaret attended the local schools. The family moved to Mulberry Grove and she graduated from Mulberry Grove High School. Margaret was one of 10 children.

Margaret and L. Edward Barth were united in marriage on November 5, 1955. They enjoyed 62 years together before his passing on June 13, 2018. They are the parents of Kathy Barth Roberts and husband Ken, Edward Joseph Barth and wife Nancy and David Barth and wife Marci. Margaret raised her family, worked at Robbins in Vandalia, Illinois and was a cook for over 20 years at Fayette County Hospital in Vandalia. Since retirement, she has enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

She is the loving grandmother to; Tiffany (Michael) DelaCruz, Lauren (Allen) Ash, Emily Barth (Logan) Mitchell, Jonathan Barth, Michael Barth, Blake Barth and great-grandchildren: Jordan, Mya, Ainsley, Louis, Ruby, Logan Mitchell, and Elliott.
Surviving siblings include: (Dr. Anthony) and Anne Jadhon of New York, Dr. Ivan (Mary) Lach of Bloomington, TN, Mary Bridges of Vandalia, Steve (Dorothy) Lach, Jr of Vandalia, Teresa (Richard) Tounsend of Edwardsville, IL, Joe (Janet) Lach of Mulberry Grove, Frank (Melody) Lach of Vandalia, Kathy (Joe) Paulfrey of Brighton, and Rose (Steve) Edwards of Edwardsville, IL.

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