Margery "Marge" E. Entrikin, 68, of Roscoe, Ill., loving wife, mother and
grandmother, finally won her battle with ALS. Marge passed away Friday, May 27,
2011, in her home.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 2, at Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory, Rockford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park, Ill., officiated by the Rev. Pam Lojewski. A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials to the Rock River Food Pantry and Heartland Hospice.
She was born July 25, 1942, in Moline, the daughter of Raddy and Ellen Nelson Orlich. She married Ronald "Ron" Entrikin on Aug. 6, 1960, in East Moline. She graduated from United Township High School in 1960. In her earlier days, she was a Girl Scout leader, a member of Phi Beta Kappa and enjoyed playing tennis and volleyball. She served as president of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Auxiliary-Rockford Chapel.
She was co-founder and partner of TLC Auto Spa Inc. She always had time and love for her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed crossword puzzles and had a large collection of angels. Of all the places she visited, her two favorite places were Hilton Head, S.C., and her home ("Angel's Path") on the Rock River.
She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Ron Entrikin; her daughters (and sons-in-law), Pamela (Mike) Lucatorto, St. Charles, Ill., Teresa (Michael) Nitschke, Gilbert, Ariz.; her son (and daughter-in-law), Douglas (Lisa) Entrikin, Rockford, Ill.; her sweethearts (grandsons), Chris and Mitch Lucatorto, Kyle and Connor Nitschke, and Griffin and Dylan Entrikin; her sisters, Delores Elston, Pinellas Park, Fla., and Peggy Pavletich, Elk Grove, Ill.; and her brother, Harold Orlich, Mooresville, S.C.. She was preceded in death by her mother and father.