Marcille Airgood, 91

Marcille Airgood, 91, Wabash, passed away in her home at 8:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. 

She was born on Oct. 3, 1926, in Wabash to the late Claude and Miriam Marie Gillespie.

Marcille graduated from Lincolnville High School in 1944.  Marcille married Ivan L. Airgood on December 12, 1948; he died on June 10, 2003.  She retired in 1979 as the secretary for Southwood High School.  After her retirement, she kept the books for Airgood Trucking and was a wonderful homemaker and baker of cookies and pies.  Marcille was a member of Lincolnville United Methodist Church and attended LaFontaine Christian Church. 

Marcille is survived by sons, Clifton (Kari) Airgood and Randall (Teresa) Airgood, both of Wabash; four granddaughters, Brittni (Ryan) Chambers, Andrea Airgood, Megan Airgood and Emily Airgood, all of Wabash; two great-grandchildren, Griffin Chambers and Ella Chambers of Wabash; brother, Don (Ann) Gillespie, Wabash. 

She is preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, at 10 a.m. at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, with the Rev. Melissa Rice officiating.  Burial will follow at Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville.  Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018.

Preferred memorials are to be made to the Wabash County 4-H.

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Posted on 2018 Jan 03