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Margaret Stangl 1924-2008

Dec 24, 2008

A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Mary Stangl of Ayrshire will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 27 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ayrshire. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Ayrshire. The family will greet friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Joyce Funeral Home in Emmetsburg with a vigil service at 7 p.m.

Margaret Stangl died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008 at the Ruthven Community Care Center. She was 84.

Margaret Mary Frischmeyer was born February 18, 1924, in Carroll, IA, the daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth (Lappe) Frischmeyer. She attended St. Peter and Paul’s Catholic School in Carroll. On January 16, 1945, Ken was united in marriage to Kenneth Stangl in Carroll, IA.

In 1948, Margaret and Ken moved north to Ayrshire where they farmed for many years. She enjoyed flowers, gardening, quilting and playing cards. She loved family get-togethers and helping Ken on the farm. Margaret was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church where she was active in the Altar and Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women and Bridge Club.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: LaVern and Diane Stangl of of Hayward, WI, Allen and Connie Stangl of Ayrshire, Connie and Gary Lamoreux of Sioux City, Jeanette Stangl of Missoula, MT and Leon Stangl of Hamilton, MT; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Ken and two brothers: Leonard and Lawrence Frischmeyer.

Online condolences may be left at: www.joycefuneralhomes.com