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Margaret Cumings


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Margaret Cumings Obituary
Pastor Margaret "Maggie" Cumings, 37, died September 28 at the Mayo Clinic of complications after gallbladder surgery. Pastor Maggie served as pastor of First Lutheran Church, St. James, MN. She was born in Chicago in 1979, and attended New Trier High School, Carleton College, and the Lutheran School of Theology Chicago. She was ordained in 2009. Loving wife of Michael Cumings (son of Gary and Lexi Cumings, Litchfield, MN). Beloved mother of Zoe, age 8, and Leo, age 4. Cherished sister of Claire (Doug) Winnard, and aunt of Cora, age 4, Philip, age 2, and Vivian, 6 months. Fond sister-in-law of Pete and Emily Cumings and aunt of Fiona, age 3, and Ivy, 1 month; and of Paul Cumings. She is also survived by her mother, Marilyn (Burgett) Lux; other aunts, uncles, and cousins, and by hundreds of friends and colleagues. She was preceded in death by her father, John Lux, for whom she gave the eulogy at his funeral 4 weeks ago. Visitation and funeral will be held at her church in St. James on Wednesday and Thursday.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Oct. 3 to Oct. 4, 2017
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