Memorials Suggested: Margaret Worthman (1910-2016)
Margaret Worthman was born in Iola, Kansas on June 26th, 1910 to Jesse and Clara (Garner) McShane. She and her family lived in Spain while her father helped build an Ash Grove Cement plant. She attended school in Chanute, Kansas and was librarian in the Junior High school at Chanute for six years.
In 1934 she married Herbert W. Worthman M.D. in Louisville, Nebraska. They had two children John and Susan. Margaret was a member of the Louisville United Methodist Church and served in many capacities for the Order of the Eastern Star. She was a member of the Board of Trustees, Masonic-Eastern Star Home for Children, Fremont Nebraska from 1963-1975 and was President of this Board for four years. She traveled the world extensively after her retirement.
Survivors include her son Dr. John (Carolyn) Worthman, of Cozad, NE, grandsons, David (Deb) Worthman, of Cozad, Nebraska, Douglas (Lori) Worthman, of Greeley, Colorado, Keith Volwiler of Texas, and Christopher Volwiler of Plattsmouth, NE, 7 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Herbert Worthman and her daughter, Susan Volwiler.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016, at 11:00 A.M. at First United Methodist Church, 222 Walnut, Louisville, Nebraska, with burial at Riverview Cemetery, Louisville. Family suggest Memorials to First United Methodist Church, Louisville.
No visitation at the Funeral Home, but the casket was open for one hour before services at the church.
Fusselman Allen Harvey Funeral Home, 413 Elm, Louisville, Nebraska was in charge of arrangements.