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Margaret Irene Lengyel

Female 1906 - 2011  (104 years)


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  • Name Margaret Irene Lengyel  [1
    Born 16 Dec 1906  Forest Park, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 18 Jan 2011  [2
    Buried Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • Margaret Irene Darr-Moffett, beloved by her family, her students, and her many friends, died in her sleep at her home on Tuesday, January 18, 2011, after an honorable and stubbornly-fought altercation with Time. The richness of Margaret's life is testament to her many talents, her energy, and her intelligence. Born on December 16, 1906, in Forest Park, Illinois, she married Francis M. Darr of Milan, Missouri, in July of 1928, bearing him two sons whom she prepared well for life. Margaret, a champion swimmer and outstanding all-around athlete with a gift for teaching, taught physical education, water ballet, and other skills at the French Institute Notre Dame de Sion in Kansas City. Margaret also worked in several capacities at the Kansas City Board of Trade, including secretary-treasurer of a local micronutrient company, and was active in volunteer services for the Red Cross. Widowed for sixteen years, she subsequently married Charles C. Moffett in May of 1973, with whom she found a second happiness, and who preceded her in death by 22 years. Margaret is survived by her youngest son, daughters-in- law, and by her many talented grand- and great-grand-children. Visitation will be 5-7, Friday, at the McGilley Midtown Chapel, 20 W. Linwood Blvd., KCMO. Funeral Services will be 11:00, Saturday at Christ The King Catholic Church. Interment at Forest Hill Calvary Cemetery. McGilley Midtown Chapel, 816-753-6200. McGilley Midtown Chapel, 20 W Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO 64111, 816-753-6200 [2]
    Person ID I34347  Mindrum
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2016 

    Family 1 Francis Marion Darr,   b. 10 Jan 1892, Milan, Sullivan, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1957  (Age 64 years) 
    Married Jul 1928  [2
    Children 
     1. Francis Marion Darr, Jr.,   b. 26 Sep 1928, Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 2008, Houston, Harris, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Living
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F14145  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Charles C. Moffett,   d. Abt 1989 
    Married May 1973  [2
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F23532  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S8559] A curious genealogical connection, William J. Darr.

    2. [S6746]