MARGARET "TUTU" VESTAL February 9, 1916 ~ April 1, 2014
Margaret "TuTu" Vestal passed away at home with her family after a lenghtly illness on April 1, 2014. "TuTu" as she was known by family and friends was born in Red Bluff on February 9, 1916 to Herman and Martha Horn. She was a lifetime resident of Red Bluff. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister Georgia Maria and brother Elmer, her husband Raymond passed away January 30, 1999, and her beloved dog, Aussie in April 2013. "Tutu" is survived by her daughters, Karen Hackler and Patricia Andrews (Pete). TuTu loved her four grandchildren, David Hackler (Lilian), Kevin Andrews (Karen), Tahni Clay (Jon), and Lisa Houston, and of course her 8 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren. She was especially close to her sister's children, Jim Degnan (Susan) and Kathleen Munding. Tutu's greatest joy was her immediate and large extended family and friends. She will be missed be all. She and Raymond traveled extensively world wide enjoying numerous adventures and cultures. TuTu in her 98 years was very active in the community, especially the Episcopal church where she volunteered for many years as the church secretary, a guide and lifetime member of Kelly Griggs Museum and a active member of Friends of the Library. She always had a kind word for all and all could count on her love and help whenever needed. TuTu held our hands as children and we will hold her in our hearts forever. In lieu of flowers, a memory may be made to St. Peter's Episcopal church, POBox 705, Red Bluff, CA 96080 or, Kelly Griggs Museum, POBox 9082, Red Bluff, CA 96080, or to Friends of the Library. A celebration of TuTu's wonderful life will be announced at a later date.