A celebration of the life for Margaret W. Handrow, 92, of Copperas Cove, will occur at a later date.

Mrs. Handrow died Nov. 4, 2017, at the Hillside Medical Lodge in Gatesville after a short illness.She was born June 28, 1925, to Archie S. Weeks and Margaret R. Sterling in Dallas.

She attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison, where she met her future husband, Wesley A. Handrow. They were married in Sheboygan, Wis., on Aug. 23, 1948. They had four children, Christine, Wesley R., Margaret M. and Alison.

Mrs. Handrow worked as an administrative assistant in the registrar’s office for the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She retired from the university in 1982 with 25 years of service.

She was an avid reader, enjoyed watching football, doing crossword puzzles and was known for writing long, newsy letters to family and friends. Both she and Wesley were very active in the Family Campers and RVers (formerly the National Campers and Hikers Association) since 1967.

Mrs. Handrow was preceded in death by her husband Wesley A. Handrow, her parents Archie S. Weeks and Margaret R. Sterling.

She is survived by her four children, four grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Other survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorials or donations may be made to the Family Campers and RVers Scholarship Fund and should be sent to Jan Cushing, assistant comptroller, 2012 88th St., Kenosha, WI 53143 or via kcushing@wi.rr.com.

Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Copperas Cove is in charge of local arrangements.

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