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Margaret "Maggie" Burgess

September 11, 1953 - January 11, 2016

Funeral Mass - Thursday

January 14, 2016
- 11:00 AM

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo


Boulger Funeral Home

Margaret "Maggie" Burgess

September 11, 1953 - January 11, 2016


Margaret “Maggie” Burgess, 62, Fargo passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Elim Care and Rehab Center, Fargo.

Margaret was born September 11, 1953. Margaret was the eldest daughter of Fred and Dorothy (Kankelfitz) Dotting. Margaret graduated in 1972 from Pillsbury High School. She met the love of her life, Dennis Burgess and they were united in marriage on October 23, 1982 in West Fargo. They lived in West Fargo until Dennis passed away September 9, 2010.

Margaret worked in various nursing homes in Fargo and Moorhead. She was very generous in taking in stray animals and caring for them all. Margaret and Dennis gave lots of love to Natasha, Paige and Chris Smykowski.

Margaret is survived by her sister, Jean Hanson, Williston, ND; brothers, David Dotting, West Fargo, ND, Dale (Jean) Dotting, Springfield, MO; children, Natasha (Jason) Hagen, Fargo, ND, Chris Smykowski, Fargo, ND, Paige Smykowski, Fargo, ND.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis; parents and grand-parents.

Funeral Mass: 11:00 A.M. Thursday, January 14, 2016 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo.

Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery North, Fargo.


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5 responses to “Margaret “Maggie” Burgess”

  1. Beth Byberg Dreher says:

    Jean, David and Dale,

    Our deepest sympathy to you all at this time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Carey and Beth Byberg Dreher

  2. V . H says:

    Deepest condolences to all in the family for your great loss. May you find comfort in God’s word Jesus said at John 11:25 I am the resurrection and the life, the one who exercises faith in me, even though he dies will come to life. Yes life on earth forever.

  3. Judy Duffy says:

    So sorry to hear of Margaret’s passing. We were very close when we were children. She lived with my family for several years.

  4. Linda Burchill Bishop says:

    So sorry to hear of Margaret’s passing. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Paulette. Everson says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of Margarets death so was a nice lady she was loved by our family

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