Eva “Margaret” King, 88, of Sioux City, passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at Sunrise Retirement Home, after a prolonged illness.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 30 at First Evangelical Free Church. Burial followed in Correctionville City Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel.
Margaret was born on November 1, 1929 in Correctionville, Iowa to Donald and Lillian (Bentley) LeFebvere. She grew up in Danbury, Iowa and later moved to Sioux City, where she attended Central High School.
Margaret was united in marriage to Ooran King on Oct. 27, 1952 in Sioux City. He preceded her in death on June 4, 1985.
Following the death of her husband, Margaret — who had never driven — obtained her first driver’s license at the age of 57. It was something she was very proud of.
Margaret was an active member of Harvey Oaks Baptist Church in Omaha and at First Evangelical Free Church, where she coordinated the crafts for Sunday school and as served as a deaconess.
She enjoyed spending time with her family and growing flowers in her garden.
Those left to honor her memory include her three sons: Douglas (Paula) King of Omaha, Dennis (Brenda) King of Sioux City, and David (Larena) King of Lee Summit, MO; nine grandchildren: Aaron, Michelle and Holly King, Chad, Olivia, Nolan, and Alex King, and Kendall and Addison King; two great-grandchildren, Bri and Madison; siblings Richard (Shirley) LeFebvere of Sioux City, Carol Bahney of Sioux City, Roger LeFebvere of Sioux City, and Diane (Kenneth) Abraham of Claremore, Oklahoma.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a sister, Wilma Tjebben; a brother, Raymond LeFebvere; an infant sister, Shirley; and an infant brother, Bobby.