Margaret A. “Maggie” Schmitz

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. -Margaret A. “Maggie” Schmitz, 57, of Edwardsville, Ill., died at 10:15 p.m. Thursday, December 19, 2013, at her home.

Maggie owned Maggie’s Primitive Cottage in Edwardsville, Ill.

She was born June 2, 1956, in Hancock, daughter of the late William “McGee” McMahon and Mary (Beauchamp) McMahon. She married Ronald E. Schmitz on February 4, 1978, in Hubbell.

Besides her husband, Ron, she is survived by one son, Brian P. Schmitz, and wife, Maggie, of Edwardsville, Ill.; one brother, Francis McMahon and his wife, Darlene of Chassell; and one sister, Jean Scolaro of Indianapolis, Ind.

Maggie was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church in Edwardsville, Ill.

A memorial visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 27, 2013, at Weber & Rodney Funeral Home.

A memorial mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013, in St. Boniface Catholic Church with Fr. Jeff Goeckner officiating.

According to her wishes she will be cremated. Memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed online at

A memorial service will be held in May 2014 in Michigan.