Margie Billinger, 87, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, September 24, 2010, at the Kansas City Hospice House.

Margie Billinger, 87, of Independence, Mo., passed away Friday, September 24, 2010, at the Kansas City Hospice House.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, September 28, 2010, at 10 a.m. at St. Bernadette’s Catholic Church, 9020 E. 51 Terr. with entombment at Mt. Olivet Mausoleum.

The visitation will be Monday, September 27, 2010, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the McGilley & Sheil Chapel, 11924 E. 47th St.

Margie was born on January 9, 1923, in Baileyville, Kan. She was a charter member of St. Bernadette’s Parish and was employed as manager at St. Bernadette’s school cafeteria for over 23 years prior to her retirement.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Jerry, and also 11 brothers and sisters.

Margie is survived by sons, Jerry Billinger (Paula) of Raymore, Mo., and Ron Billinger (Karen) of Independence, Mo.; daughter, Carol Fain (Cliff) of Belton, Mo.; her brother, Earl Olberding; eight grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Kansas City Hospice.