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Margaret Cynthia Kriese
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Margaret Kriese a resident of rural Madison who passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018

at the Canby Nursing Home, Canby, MN. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday,

February 17, 2018 at Faith Lutheran Church, Madison, Minnesota. Rev. Deborah Nissen

will officiate at the service with burial in Terrace Lawn Memorial Garden Cemetery,

Montevideo, Minnesota.

Visitation will be Friday, February 16, 2018 from 12:00 pm. - 5:00 p.m. at the Zahrbock

Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will continue before the services on Saturday at the church.

Margaret Cynthia Eilers was born on April 16, 1922 to parents Seiben and Nettie (Fricka) Eilers in Canby, Minnesota. She attended country schools near Gary, SD, Minneota and Canby, Minnesota. She helped her family on the family farm before she was united in marriage to Eldon Kriese on September 21, 1939 in St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marietta, Minnesota.
To this union three children were born. After their marriage, Margaret helped Eldon farm and raised her family. Eldon passed away on November 15, 1973. In 1967, Margaret found
employment in Lindrud’s Store and the Ben Franklin Store in Madison where she worked until the stores closings.
In life, Margaret enjoyed being with her family, visiting friends, gardening, mowing lawn and doing word searches.
Death came to Margaret on February 11, 2018 at the Canby Nursing Home, Canby, MN. She had reached the age of 95 years, 7 months and 26 days.
Margaret is survived by her children; Jeri (Ron) Wagner of Watertown, South Dakota, Darrell Kriese of Alexandria,
Minnesota and David (Judy) Kriese of Madison, Minnesota;
5 grandchildren; Hollie (Chad) Kahnke, Florence, SD, Michelle Thelen, Alexandria, MN, Jason Wagner, Watertown, SD, Heather (Jeremy) Carlson, Alexandria, and Allison (Casy) Liab, Lincoln, ND and 8 great-grandchildren; Kassandra Kriese (Ryan Conrad) Sioux Falls, SD, Emily Kahnke, Florence, SD, Charlie Kahnke, Florence, SD, Evie Kahnke, Florence, SD; Jack Carlson of Alexandria, MN, Ethan Carlson of Alexandria, Kadyn Laib, Lincoln, ND and Ariana Laib of Lincoln, ND; brother Robert (Wanda) Eilers of Canby, Minnesota and sister-in-law Lois Eilers of Marshall, Minnesota.
She was preceded in death by her parents Seiben and Nettie, husband Eldon, daughter-in-law Zelda Kriese, brother Iver (Bud) Eilers and sister Deloris and brother-in-law
Maurice Mether. Blessed be her memory.
Arrangements by the Zahrbock Funeral Home, Madison, Minnesota.
Website: zahrbockfuneralhome.com


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funeral service

Saturday

17

Feb

11:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church

106 8th Street
Madison, Minnesota 56256

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Zahrbock Chapel and before the services on Saturday at the church.

funeral service

Saturday

17

Feb

11:00 AM
Faith Lutheran Church

106 8th Street
Madison, Minnesota 56256

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 16, 2018 at the Zahrbock Chapel and before the services on Saturday at the church.

Cemetery Details

Location

Terrace Lawn Cemetery

Rural
Montevideo, Minnesota 56265

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