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Margaret Wobbe Oct. 11, 1920 - Jan. 3, 2018

March 13, 2018
Estherville News

Mass of Christian burial for Margaret Wobbe, 97, of Estherville, will be held at 1:30 p.m., Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Estherville with Father Merlin Schrad, celebrant. Interment will be at St. Jacob's Catholic Cemetery, Graettinger. She departed this life on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at the Good Samaritan Society.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Friday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church.

Margaret Rose Wobbe, daughter of Henry and Dora (Luke) Wobbe, was born Oct. 11, 1920, on the farm near Graettinger, Iowa.

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Margaret Wobbe

Margaret attended rural country school and then graduated from Graettinger High School.

She lived on the family farm and helped her parents. She later worked in the dietary department at Holy Family Hospital for 16 years.

Margaret was a devout member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church where she was an active member of Catholic Daughters of the Americas.

Margaret enjoyed reading, gardening, and baking. She was always eager for the bake sale that CDA sponsored each fall.

Left to cherish Margaret's memory are her sister, Doris Schealler of Estherville, Iowa and several nieces and nephews.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother, and her sisters, Beatrice Johnson, Wilma Borman and Gertrude Wobbe.



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