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Margaret Sams

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[August 24, 2009]  Margaret E. Sams, 92, of Lincoln, died Sunday, Aug. 23, 2009, at 12:15 a.m. at St. Clara's Manor.

Her graveside service will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Zion Cemetery in Lincoln, with the Rev. Richard Reinwald officiating.

No visitation is scheduled.

Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln is in charge of arrangements.

She had worked at the Lincoln and Petersburg libraries and retired after 17 years as a librarian.

She was born April 7, 1917, in Tallulah, La., to George and Melissa Watkins Sanders.

She is survived by one sister, Alice Row of Lincoln; a nephew, Jon (and Sheri) Row of Huntington Beach, Calif.; and a great-niece, Debbie (and Tom) Nisbett of Houlton, Maine.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Blackwell and Georgiabelle Wilmert, and one nephew, Dr. William Blackwell.

She attended church services at Friendship Manor.

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She was a member of the Pierre Menard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

She loved to play bridge, collect antiques, and she was an avid reader.

Memorials may be made to Friendship Manor, St. Clara's Manor or a charity of the donor's choice.

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