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Marguerite Ellen (Margo) TONSAGER

Female 1938 - 2018  (80 years)


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  • Name Marguerite Ellen (Margo) TONSAGER 
    Born 5 Oct 1938  Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Closeness to Ove Ovesen
    Died 30 Oct 2018  Richmond, Fort Bend County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Otte, Marguerite Ellen "Margo" died peacefully surrounded by family at her home in Richmond, Texas, on October 30th at the age of 80. Margo was born and raised in Farmington, Minnesota, and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelors Degree in Education. She received her Masters from the University of Minnesota Mankato. She met her lifelong love, Darrell, in high school and they were married for almost 60 years. Margo taught at Farmington Elementary School for more than 30 years and touched many lives with her passion for teaching. Margo enjoyed golfing, dancing, reading, playing cards and growing her beautiful flowers which she shared with her family and friends. After retiring, they enjoyed spending the winters in Arizona and Texas and summers at the lake in Wisconsin. Her and Darrell also greatly enjoyed attending and cheering for their grandchildren at all their sporting events. Margo is preceded in death by her parents, Palmer and Velma Tonsager and by son Douglas. She is survived by her husband, Darrell and children; Doneen Viall, David and Melissa Otte, Barb and Adam Borrowman. Margo was a wonderful grandma and great-grandma to Kylynn, Becca, Nick, Logan, Keegan, Kendall, Mitchell, Cambell and Rily. She is also survived by sister Bonnie and her husband Myron Stapf and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be greatly missed. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers will be donated to a project at Farmington Elementary School.
    Person ID I3545  Don Carlson's Tree
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

    Father Palmer Oscar TONSAGER,   b. 15 Nov 1907, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1981, Farmington, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Velma Hermina SANDMANN,   b. 12 Sep 1911, Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 2003, Farmington, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1936  Scott County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F199  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family D.A. OTTE 
    Children 
     1. Douglas John OTTE,   b. 6 Feb 1965, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1967, Dakota County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F3027  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart