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COLFAX– Margery Eyer, 87, of Colfax, passed away at 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Colfax. Pastor Connie Frase will officiate.

Burial will be in St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery, Anchor.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Duffy-Pils Memorial Home, Colfax and one hour before services at the church Thursday.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or charity of the donor’s choice.

Margery was born May 5, 1928, in Anchor, the daughter of Roy and Bertha Klintworth Hinrichsen.

She married Harold Eyer on Nov. 22, 1952, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Anchor. He passed away Feb. 28, 2009.

Surviving are her son, Mike (Rona) Eyer, Bloomington; daughter, Kay (Terry) Bose, Anchor; grandchildren, Nikki (Tony) DeBaillie, Lynn Center; Tony (Erica) Eyer, Aurora, Colo.; Lindsay (Aaron) Reynolds, Lansing, Mich.; Emily Eyer, Bloomington; and Dana Bose, Anchor; great-grandchildren, Kyle, Kallie and Chloe DeBaillie and Berlin Eyer; and sister, Gladys (Chet) Eyer, Anchor.

Margery was a bookkeeper for Wichman Hardware in Anchor and a bank teller at Anchor State Bank. She was also a homemaker and farmed with her husband in the Anchor area.

Mrs. Eyer was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Anchor. She also attended Immanuel Lutheran Church, Colfax and Resurrection Lutheran Church, Bloomington.

She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, gardening and baking. She also enjoyed attending sporting events and visiting daily with her many friends with the Anchor Coffee Group.

Margery resided at The Blair House, Normal from November 2014 until May 2015. She currently was a resident at Martin Health Center, Bloomington.

The family sincerely appreciates the extended care given to Margery at The Blair House, Martin Health Center, OSF St. Joseph Medical Center and by Dr. Paul Pedersen and staff.

Condolences and tributes may be made to the family at


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