Margaret Elaine Oye

margaret oye

November 29, 1945 ~ April 11, 2023

Born in: Moorhead, Minnesota
Resided in: Jamestown, North Dakota

Margaret’s service will be livestreamed at 2 pm, Friday, April 28

Margaret Oye, 77, of Gackle, ND passed away suddenly on April 11, 2023 at Ave Maria Village, Jamestown, ND after a life time of mental health issues.

She was born in Moorhead, MN on November 29, 1945 to Dean and Clara (Kaiser) Madsen. She grew up in Moorhead, graduating from Moorhead High School in 1963 and was a past member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Moorhead.

Margaret is survived by her sister, Janet Fischer (Jerry) Newburgh, IN; two nieces, Tammy Lockyear (Pat) Newburgh, IN, Andrea Merrill (Tom) Cumming, Gainesville, GA; and a nephew, Scott Fischer, Evansville, IN; 4 great-nephews, Zachary and Connor Lockyear, Newburg, IN, Jacob and Nicholas Merrill, Gainesville, GA, great-niece, Audrey (Nick) Jones, Boston, MA, great-great-nephew, Bennett Michael Jones, Boston, MA.

Prayer Service: 2:00 PM Friday, April 28, 2023 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:00 PM.

The service will be live streamed on Boulger Funeral Home’s website at

Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Moorhead, MN.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gackle Care Center, PO Box 335, Gackle, ND 58442.


Prayer Service - Friday: April 28, 2023 2:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
Fargo, North Dakota 58103


Visitation - Friday: April 28, 2023 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
Fargo, North Dakota 58103



St. Joseph's Cemetery, Moorhead, MN

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Margaret Elaine Oye 's name.

Gackle Care Center, Gackle, North Dakota

PO Box 335
Gackle, North Dakota

Memories Timeline


  1. Maggy was a resident of Gackle Care Center since Dec. 2015. We have many memories of Maggy. Janet and family cherish your memories – she will be greatly missed. Prayers and hugs to you. Bonnie Denning

  2. Maggie’s photo is so beautiful. I have not seen her since I was a little girl but remember her kindness. God has you now, Auntie Maggie. Rest well in the Lord’s arms, you are so deserving of.

  3. I attended St. Joseph’s Grade School and Moorhead High School with Margaret. She was a lovely person inside and out. God rest your soul, dear Margaret.

  4. Margaret and I shared many classes together at Moorhead High School. Saddened to hear of a fellow classmates passing. Rest in peace dearest Margret

  5. I remember Margaret very fondly. She was sweet and kind to me when I was a small
    child. I love the picture , this is how I remember her. Please accept my sympathies on her passing. I know her life was not an easy one both for her and Dean and Clara there is always sorrow when a person suffers from mental illness.

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