Margaret Leither (1920 - 2014)

Obituary
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Margaret C. Leither, 93

St. Cloud

July 30, 1920 - March 28, 2014

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Margaret C. Leither, age 93, of St. Cloud, who passed away peacefully on March 28, 2014 at her home. The Reverend LeRoy Scheierl will officiate. Entombment will be in Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday and after 9:00 a.m. on Thursday all at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Parish Prayers will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Funeral Home.

Margaret was born on July 30, 1920, in Luxemburg, Minnesota to Wendelin and Helen (Stang) Hansen. She married Norbert Leither on September 18, 1943, in St. Wendelin's Catholic Church in Luxemburg. She worked for School District 742 as a cook, retiring in 1985. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church and Christian Women, Eagle's Auxiliary, the VFW Post 428 Auxiliary, and the St. Barbara's Mission Group.

Margaret will be remembered for her sharp card playing skills. She also enjoyed bingo and going to the casino. Margaret loved to knit, crochet, and sew. She especially treasured all the time spent with her family. Her grandsons and great grandchildren were her pride and joy.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Debbie (Scott) Koopmeiners; grandchildren, Adam (Kelli), Robbie (Alisha), and Alex; great-grandson, Sawyer and great-granddaughter, Reese; sisters, Marie Weyrauch, Catherine Burgraff, Delores Mueller, and Mildred Hennen.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Norbert; brothers Leonard, Clemens, and Elmer Hansen.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 30, 2014
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