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Margaret Oakland

October 31, 1936 - November 14, 2020

A private family interment will be held in the Spring at Lebanon Cemetery, Langdon, ND.


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Margaret Oakland

October 31, 1936 - November 14, 2020


Margaret A. Oakland passed away on November 14, 2020 at Bethany on University, Fargo, North Dakota. Margaret was born on October 31, 1936 in Langdon, North Dakota. She was the daughter of the late James and Adeline Nomeland (Hooey).

Margaret attended Langdon High School and started working at a young age for Roxy Theatre, Waltz Café and the Green Mill.
Margaret married Donald Oakland in December of 1955. They spent sixty-one years together raising a family, enjoying visiting with family and friends. Margaret attended Langdon Presbyterian Church. Donald passed away in June of 2017.

Margaret enjoyed going back to work in the 1970’s and worked as a cook at the Embers, Stables Restaurant and KJ’s Pizza. Margaret loved to cook and dearly missed everyone when she retired.

Margaret enjoyed spending time watching her grandchildren play sports as well as cook, sew and quilt. Donald and Margaret attended Langdon hockey, basketball, volleyball, and many baseball games. Margaret was a hard worker and loved her family very much. She will be missed by those she leaves behind.

Margaret is survived by her children, James Oakland of Neche, ND, Eloise Baker of Fargo, ND, and Don (Becky) Oakland of Tucson, AZ; brother-in-law Ken Torkleson of Bismarck; sister-in-law Donna Klemish of Washington; grandchildren, Stephan (Laura) Walker of Colorado, Lisa Raimo of Fargo, ND, Lee (Crystal) Howes of Mapleton, ND, Jonathan (Kaitlin) Oakland of Georgia, and Heather Oakland of Tucson, AZ; and six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband Donald L. Oakland; brothers Earl, Ronald, Russell, and Basil, sister Irene; brothers-in-law Junior Klemisch, Darrell Klemisch, Danny Klemisch; and sisters-in-law Joyce Skjerwheim (LeRoy), Dorothy Boesl (Elmer), and Brenda Torkleson (Ken).

A private family interment will be held in the Spring at Lebanon Cemetery, Langdon, ND.

Margaret’s Video Tribute can be viewed below:


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11 responses to “Margaret Oakland”

  1. Wanda Behling says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a wonderful lady

  2. Lori Kreklau says:

    So sorry for your loss. Lori Kreklau

  3. Stephan, Laura, and Westin Walker says:

    We love you and will miss you, Grandma! Love, the Walkers

  4. MindyBalsdon says:

    My deepest sympathies to the family.

  5. Monica Ellingson says:

    Sorry for loss…. she was a good lady..I put a smile on her face when she see me……

    SO sorry for your loss
    Monica Ellingson

  6. Monica Ellingson says:

    Sorry for your loss

  7. Connie Kjos... Connie Clover says:

    So very sorry for your loss, prayers to your family!!

  8. Vicky McMullen says:

    Our sincere sympathy to Margaret’s family. Eloise, and her children have always been so special to her. Peace be with you.

  9. Julie Dahl says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss!

  10. Anita Fischer says:

    Eloise, I am so sorry to hear about your mom! She was a sweet lady with a beautiful smile, I have good memories of her when we were in high school! Hugs to you and your family

  11. Kirk Marchell says:

    So sorry for your loss. I have fond memories of your mom and dad – what a great couple! Very nice video tribute.
    You all are in my prayers.

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