Margaret Woitzel, 92, passed away Wednesday, December 7, 2005 at Bethany Homes after suffering several strokes.
Margaret Elvine Johnsrud was one of 12 children born to Hilmar and Sophia Johnsrud near Keene in western North Dakota on November 30, 1913. She worked as a housekeeper until she married Conrad Woitzel in May 1935. Thy operated their own farming business near Grandin, ND for over 30 years, which is continued by their son, Allen. She later worked at the Hillsboro (ND) Community Hospital as a nurse=s aide and the Hunter Bag Co. Then she moved to Hunter, ND and also did interior house painting while enjoying her gardening, sewing and new grandchildren. After moving to Fargo she especially liked her Bethlehem Lutheran Church quilting group and many of the Senior Center social events.
She was preceded in death by Conrad in 1971, grandson, Chad Woitzel, Grandin, ND; brothers Harold, Carl, Lewis Johnsrud; sisters Olga Heller, Helen Moen.
Margaret is survived by daughters, Evonne DeVold, Sarasota, FL, Beverly Woitzel, Fargo; son, Allen (Joyce) Woitzel, Grandin, ND; sisters, Esther Heller, Fargo, Ella Hoadley, Mahtowah, MN, Mavis Connell, Sutherlin, OR; brothers, Herman Johnsrud, Gillette, WY, Neil Johnsrud, Everett, WA, Oscar Johnsrud, Watford City, ND; granddaughters, Dr. Ronda (Stacy) DeVold, Aurora, IL, Monica DeVold, Milan, Italy, Sara (Jeff) Metzger, Gardner, ND, Chantelle Woitzel, Grandin, ND; great-grandchildren, Megan, Thomas, Lucas Metzger, Gardner, ND.
We miss you already, Mom and Grandma, and we love you very much.
Memorial Service: Saturday, December 10, 1:00pm, Boulger Funeral Home, 123 South 10th Street, Fargo, ND.
Interment: Hunter Cemetery, Hunter, North Dakota
Arrangements are entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, ND.
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