Trust the Torch!

Margaret Ann Lewellyn, 87

Margaret Ann Lewellyn, age 87, of Woodstock, passed away Oct. 13, 2020, with her loving family by her side.

She was born on March 28, 1933, in Macomb, Ill., to Floyd and Ethyl Garnet (Hellyer) Ellis. She married the love of her life, Bruce Lewellyn, on June 7, 1959.

Margaret loved teaching all her life. She was the director for Vacation Bible School for 25 years. She was a Sunday school teacher for 10 years and enjoyed teaching her 2-year-old class. She enjoyed playing the organ and was the only Sunday organ player at her church from 1960 through 1976. She enjoyed playing and listening to music, gardening, vacationing to the Gulf of Mexico, and spending time with her grandchildren. She will be missed by all that knew her. 

She is survived by her children, Mary Ann (Jim) Rodgers and Diane (Carl) Johnson; grandchildren, Sarah Rodgers, Timothy Rodgers, Hannah Rodgers, Lynnelle Johnson and Lyndsey Johnson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bruce; her parents; and an infant brother, Donald Eugene Ellis.

Visitation will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service at Grace Fellowship Church 200 Cairns Court, Woodstock, Ill., 60098. Burial will be at McHenry County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, gifts may be sent to Grace Fellowship Church in memory of Margaret.

For more information, call Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home at 815-338-1710, or visit our website at

Woodstock's most trusted news source. Period.

Keep Exploring

Economic Development Director Garrett Anderson departs for Colorado job Subscribe or Login to continue reading this quality article by The Woods…

Subscriber Access