Margaret Groskreutz, 92

Margaret Ann Emily Euerle Groskreutz (Mrs. Louis Groskreutz), age 92, of Delano, died Saturday morning, Nov. 25, 2017, at the Lakeside Oasis in Buffalo.

Memorial services will take place Friday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s United Church of Christ in Delano.

There was a gathering of family and friends Thursday, Nov. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano. The gathering will continue Friday at the church, 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the St. Paul’s United Church of Christ Cemetery Fund.

Arrangements are with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

Margaret was born May 29, 1925, to Albert and Clara (Ramthun) Euerle.

She was married to Louis W. Groskreutz Sept. 11, 1945, at St. Matthew’s Evangelical and Reformed Church in Forest City.

While dancing with Louie was her favorite pastime, Margaret also found great happiness making dish cloths and baby sweaters on her knitting machine, even up to the week before she passed. Family, friends and customers from miles around have enjoyed them for 45 years.

Margaret is survived by her son, James (Margaret/Peggy) of Delano; daughter Mary (Richard) Drysdale of Helena, MT; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Lennox and Gerald; a sister, Annette Knutson; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Clara Euerle; and brothers William, Fred, Albert, and Burton.

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