Margie McInnes

margie mcinnes

Margie Adeline McInnes, 91 years old, died under the care of Hospice on Friday, June 25, 2010, at the Hillsboro Nursing Home. She was born on April 10, 1919, at the home of her     parents Melvin and Anna (Hasli) Larson in Hillsboro, ND. She was baptized at the Methodist Church in Hillsboro, confirmed at the Blanchard Lutheran church and attended public school in Blanchard, ND. She married Warren C. (Bud) McInnes on Oct 23, 1937, in Moorhead, MN. Margie and Bud lived on their  family farm in Kelso Township for 56 years and moved into Hillsboro in 2001.

As a member of Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Hillsboro, she served on the church council and was active in Circle and Ladies Aid. She served as chairperson  of a group that made crafts for the "Grandma's Attic" project and other projects for many years. She was a member of the Kelso Homemakers, Royal Neighbors, and Kelso Birthday Club, and she received the      Pioneer 4-H Leader Award. In 1978, after 40 years away from school, Margie very proudly achieved her G.E.D. Her hobbies were bowling, gardening,   baking, sewing and creating various craft projects.

She is survived by a daughter and four sons: Allen David (Carolyn), Phoenix, AZ; Janette (Gale) Inglett, Roseville, CA; Donald (Betty), Hillsboro, ND; Jerry, Angels Camp, CA; and Jeffrey (Chris) Hillsboro, ND.  In addition, she is survived by two sisters-in-law, Harriet Larson and Eleanor McInnes, ten grandchildren, two step-grandsons, three great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Warren; her       parents; five siblings: Ardyce (Julian) Harstad, Esther (Elvin) Johnson, Lynn Larson, Earle Larson and Shirley Larson.

Memorials preferred to the Our Savior's Lutheran Church WELCA, Hillsboro Medical Center Long Term Care Unit or    Hospice of the Red River Valley-Mayville.  A very special thank you Hospice and the staff at the Hillsboro Medical Center    Nursing Home for there wonderful care of Margie.

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  1. San Antonio TexasJennette and Brothers.
    Sorry to read of your mothers passing. She always looked dressed up, like she had just bought a new outfit and had her hair done. I don’t ever remember her looking like a farmers wife. I’m glad I got to see you all at the Kelso Reunion in 2006. Will keep you in my prayers.

  2. Citrus Heights CATO THE MCINNES FAMILY:
    We are so sorry to hear the passing of your mother, Margie. Please accept our heartfelt sympathy. Grandma Margie lived a full life. She may not be physically with us but her memories will live on. We will cherish our visit with her in North Dakota
    and her visits here in California. She will be missed!

  3. Citrus Heights CA Dear Jan, Gale, and Family,
    Art and I send our sincere sympathy to you and the family. I have fond memories of Margie’s visits to California and will remember her sense of humor and fun nature. She will be sincerely missed, but you have wonderful memories of her that will sustain you.
    Take care and God bless,

  4. Richville MN
    Al and Carolyn,

    Our sympathy to you on the death of your mother. Thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  5. Chandler AZ
    Dear Aunt Margie,

    You have had a blessed life, a beautiful family, and are greatly loved by so many. Our lives are better for having had you be a part of them. I always loved my time spent with you and Uncle Bud.

    My thoughts and prayers are with your children – my cousins – David, Janette, Donnie, Jerry, Jeff and their families.

    You will always be in my heart.

    Love, your niece and Godchild, Renae

    Our family chain is broken, and nothing seems the same, but as God calls us one by one, the chain will link again. – Author Unknown

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