Margaret Marguerita Grauer, 86, of Taylorville, passed away Monday, December 24, 2012 at 11:57pm at Taylorville Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family.  She was born November 18, 1926 in Langleyville, Illinois.  She was the daughter of Vincent and Angelina (Pante) Corso.  She married Robert G. "Bob" Grauer on November 11, 1950 in Taylorville.  He later preceded her in death on August 24, 1985.  She was a retired homemaker and retired from Sangamon Card Company.  She was a member of the CD of A, VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and St. Mary's Catholic Church.  She loved to cook and spending timer with her daughters, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughters, Angela (Shad) Griffin of Tayorville, Roberta (Todd) Beaty of Taylorville and Carolyn "Kelly" (Ron) Pritchett of Taylorville; grandchildren, Ashley (Eddie) Smith of Taylorville, Maggi and Rossi Pritchett of Taylorville, Zach Beaty of Somonauk, IL and Kelsey Beaty of Taylorville; great-grandchildren, Griffin, Greydon and Gabrielle Smith of Taylorville and Cooper Beaty of Plano, IL; sister, Kay (Jack) Cline) of Davenport, IA; and several nieces and nephews and cousins.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Vincent Corso (in infancy) and John V. Corso, and two sisters, Maria Corso and Natalie Hughes.

Visitation will be Saturday, December 29, 2012 from 11:00am - 1:00pm at Sutton Memoiral Home in Taylorville.  With Funeral services beginning at 1:00pm.  Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.  Father Alan Hunter will be officiating.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.  Sign on-line guestbook at

Memorials may be made to Taylorville Memorial Hospital, Transitional Unit, 201 E. Pleasant Street, Taylorville, IL 62568.

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