Margery K. McDonald

Margery K. McDonald, 75, of Frankfort, went peacefully to be with her Lord while surrounded by family and friends on July 26, 2022 at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.  She was born on November 10, 1946 in Frankfort to Paul and Wilma (Rogers) Benge.  She married Simon J. McDonald and he preceded her in death.

Margie was a 1965 graduate of Frankfort Senior High School and graduated from the House of James Beauty School in Frankfort.  In 1983, she opened her own beauty shop, Hair Happening, styling hair for over 20 years.  She was the General Manager of Hoops Sports Bar and Restaurant and had tended bar at the American Legion for a time.  She retired from working in 2011.  Margie was very welcoming and opened her home to several throughout the years.  Her favorite saying was Live – Laugh – Love and that she did.  She enjoyed traveling with her Ya-Ya Sisters, with whom she had been friends since high school.  Her greatest joy was her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  Margie’s laughter will be greatly missed!

Surviving are her Son: Phillip “Skip” (Lora) McDonald of Frankfort, IN; Daughter: Kelli Bogan of Colfax, IN; Siblings: Diane Bower of Lafayette, IN, Dave (Mary Ann) Benge of Andalusia, IL, Rob (Linda) Benge of Frankfort, IN, and Lori (Mack) Perkins of Brookston, IN; 6 Grandchildren; and 11 Great-Grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, August 4, 2022 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit 4 p.m. until the time of service at 6 p.m. at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Margie’s honor to the American Legion Post #12, 451 W. Clinton Street, Frankfort, IN 46041.  Please visit, where you may share a message with the family.