Margaret J. Aldridge, 75,of Rockford, Illinois, died at 10:25 a.m., Saturday, February 13, 2016 in Rockford Memorial Hospital after a lengthy illness. \r\r\n\r\r\n She was born March 26, 1939 in Ewing, Virginia, the daughter of Mrs. Edith Mink Daniels. She was employed as a machine operator by Atwood Vacuum for 28 years, retiring in 2003. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include: son,Bill Knight of Rockford, Illinois; daughters, Pam (fiance Don Lintz) Spatz of Rockton, Illinois and Debbie Aldridge of Rockford, Illinois; four grandchildren; special friend Bob Lintz; one brother, two sisters and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one grandson, two brothers and two sisters. \r\r\n\r\r\n Funeral ceremony to be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 22, 2016 in McCorkle Funeral Home – Rockton Chapel, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, Illinois with Reverend David Fredrick officiating. Burial will be in Rockton Township Cemetery. \r\r\n\r\r\n A visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral Monday.