Margareta M. Steiger, age 74, Lisbon, ND, passed away Sunday, February 20, 2005, in the North Dakota Veterans Home in Lisbon.
Margareta Baumstarck was born March 25, 1930, on a farm 18 miles east of Linton, ND, the daughter of Adam and Juliana (Vetter) Baumstarck. She attended rural school in the area. She moved to Bismarck, ND, in 1953, and began work at St. Alexis Hospital. Margareta was united in marriage to Alfred E. Steiger on June 27, 1956, in St. Mary?s Church in Bismarck. The couple lived there until 1958, when they moved to Fargo. She was a daycare provider, and also provided foster care and in-home care in their home. The couple moved to Lisbon in March 2001.
She is survived by her husband, Alfred of Lisbon; one brother, Adam (Cecelia) Baumstarck of Linton, ND; three sisters, Sr. Leona Baumstarck of Richardton, ND, Kenegunda (Leo) Unser of Napoleon, ND, and Juliana (Val) Malsom of Ipswich, SD; three sisters-in-law, Kathyren Baumstarck of Lowell, WY, Rose Baumstarck of Bismarck, ND, and Beverly Baumstarck of Bismarck; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents, four sisters, and five brothers.
The funeral will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday in St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fargo. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. in Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Visitation will also be held in the church on Thursday one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Holy Cross North Cemetery, Fargo.
Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook available at www.boulgerfuneralhome.com