Margaret M. Highland, 87, of Durand, Illinois died Saturday, December 03, 2011 in Medina Manor Nursing Center. \r\r\n\r\r\n Born March 26, 1924 in Seward, Illinois, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry and Katherine (Murphy) Bentley. Married Robert F. Highland in Durand, Illinois on November 17, 1945. She was employed as a shipping clerk by Barber Colman for 23 years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Durand, Illinois. Graduated from Durand High School, Class of ’42. \r\r\n\r\r\n Survivors include daughter, Joan (Roger) Valentine, Macomb, Michigan; son Robert (Pat) Highland, Hot Springs, Arkansas; grandchildren Kathleen Lenz, Kevin Highland, Robert Valentine, Julia Valentine and Kelly McLaughlin; great grandchildren Elizabeth and Eric Lenz and Hanna, Harper and Hayes Highland. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Mary Beth Highland; brothers Donald and Maurice Bentley and sister Romona Bentley.\r\r\n\r\r\n Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 7, 2011 in St. Mary Catholic Church, 602 West Main Street, Durand, Illinois with Msgr. Eric Barr officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery, Durand, Illinois. Visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home, 101 Main Street, Durand, Illinois from 9:00 to time of funeral Wednesday.