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Marguerite B. Rothermel

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Marguerite B. Rothermel, 92, of Park Rapids, formerly of Nevis, died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 at Diamond Willow Assisted Living Center in Park Rapids.

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Marguerite Stella Bender was born July 17, 1920 in Minneapolis. She grew up in Kansas City, Mo.

She was united in marriage to William Rothermel Dec. 6, 1941. She raised her family in Glencoe, Ill. and Fulton, Ill. and after Bill's retirement they moved to the summer place on Lake Belle Taine.

"Peggy" enjoyed knitting, sewing, gardening, and cooking. Mainly she enjoyed her children and grandchildren and with her love of family and her quiet devotion will be an inspiration to them all.

Peggy is survived by her children, Louise (Jack) Lemke of Watertown, Wis.; Richard (Eunice) Rother-mel of Park Rapids, Susan (Richard) Engelson of Huntley, Ill., Janet Byrd of Plover, Wis. and Jean (James) Kinney of Antioch, Ill.; 14 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bill and her great-grand daughter - Charlotte.

A private family services will be held at a later date.

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