Marge (Primus) Rider
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GROTON -- Marge Caryl (Primus) Rider, 67, of Groton, MA, died Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, after a long illness at her son's home in Nashua, NH surrounded by her loving family.
Born in St. Louis Park, MN, she was the oldest child of Hubert and Eleanor (Hagstrom) Primus. She grew up in St. Louis Park until the age of 13. The family moved to Cokato, MN where she graduated Cokato High School with the Class of 1964. She graduated Beauty School in St. Cloud, MN.
At the age of 21, Marge moved to Groton, MA. Marge worked as a Bookkeeper for most of her life for various local companies.
She was known as "Mimi" to her grandchildren, whom she adored and loved spending time with. They recently visited Disney World as a family. She enjoyed golfing, and was a member of the Groton Country Club. She also enjoyed baking, gardening, boating, traveling, watching the sunrise and the beaches at Biddeford Pool, ME and Kennebunk, ME.
Marge is survived by two sons and their father, Christopher Rider and his wife, Kristin of Nashua, NH, Jeffrey Rider of Groton, MA and George D. Rider Jr. of Groton, MA; two grandchildren, Trent and Caroline Rider of Nashua, NH; four sisters and their husbands, Mary and Keith Wagner of Hutchinson, MN; Pat and Steve Miller all of Dassel, MN; Penny and Robert Zabel of WI, and Jayme Sherman of Silver Lake, MN; several nieces and nephews; her best friend and co-worker, Sheila Kozlowski of Peterborough, NH.
RIDER -- At her request, a private Celebration of Life will be held in the spring and she will be buried with her parents in Cokato. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice 360 Merrimack St. Bldg 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 978-251-4041. To leave an on-line condolence please go to www.dolanfuneralhome.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Feb. 22, 2013