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Margarete Maschoff

FAIRMONT — Margarete (Becker) Maschoff, 96, of Fairmont, passed away peacefully of natural causes Thursday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2021, at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont, her home for the past eight years. A service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Pastor Russell Reimers of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon will be officiating. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of service. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont. Due to COVID requirements, masks and social distancing will be required. Following the service, a time of fellowship will be held at the Maschoff Barn from 5-8 p.m. Please be respectful of masks and social distancing. A light meal will be served. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Margarete Becker was born Feb. 15, 1925, in South Saint Paul, Minn., to Carl and Amelia (Wedmann) Becker. She graduated from South Saint Paul High School and later from the Bethesda School of Nursing where she became a registered nurse. On Oct. 22, 1952, Margarete married Roy Maschoff at Grace Lutheran Church in South Saint Paul. Roy and Margarete farmed in Tenhassen Township for many years. Margarete worked at various hospitals in the area and spent the last ten years of her nursing career as an industrial nurse. Roy and Margarete then moved to Fairmont building and living in their own home for several years prior to moving to Goldfinch Estates. Roy passed away Nov. 14, 2015. Margarete was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont, and a former member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon. Margarete is survived by her son, and daughter-in-law, Mark and Shirley Maschoff, of rural Ceylon, and granddaughter, Megan Maschoff of Faribault, sister-in-law, Bernice Lehmann; many nieces, nephews and friends. Margarete was proceeded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Rudy Becker. Mark, Shirley and Megan would like to express their sincere appreciation and thanks to the staff of Goldfinch Estates for the loving care given to both Roy and Margarete for many years. Memorials are preferred to the Goldfinch Estates Heroic Caregivers Fund established to help support the Goldfinch caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic. www.lakeviewfuneralhome.net

FAIRMONT — Margarete (Becker) Maschoff, 96, of Fairmont, passed away peacefully of natural causes Thursday afternoon, Feb. 18, 2021, at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont, her home for the past eight years. A service will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021, at Lakeview Funeral Home in Fairmont. Pastor Russell Reimers of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon will be officiating. A time of visitation will be held one hour prior to the time of service. Burial will be in Fairview Memorial Park Cemetery, Fairmont. Due to COVID requirements, masks and social distancing will be required. Following the service, a time of fellowship will be held at the Maschoff Barn from 5-8 p.m. Please be respectful of masks and social distancing. A light meal will be served. Lakeview Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Fairmont is assisting the family with arrangements.

Margarete Becker was born Feb. 15, 1925, in South Saint Paul, Minn., to Carl and Amelia (Wedmann) Becker. She graduated from South Saint Paul High School and later from the Bethesda School of Nursing where she became a registered nurse. On Oct. 22, 1952, Margarete married Roy Maschoff at Grace Lutheran Church in South Saint Paul. Roy and Margarete farmed in Tenhassen Township for many years. Margarete worked at various hospitals in the area and spent the last ten years of her nursing career as an industrial nurse. Roy and Margarete then moved to Fairmont building and living in their own home for several years prior to moving to Goldfinch Estates. Roy passed away Nov. 14, 2015. Margarete was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Fairmont, and a former member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Ceylon. Margarete is survived by her son, and daughter-in-law, Mark and Shirley Maschoff, of rural Ceylon, and granddaughter, Megan Maschoff of Faribault, sister-in-law, Bernice Lehmann; many nieces, nephews and friends. Margarete was proceeded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Rudy Becker. Mark, Shirley and Megan would like to express their sincere appreciation and thanks to the staff of Goldfinch Estates for the loving care given to both Roy and Margarete for many years. Memorials are preferred to the Goldfinch Estates Heroic Caregivers Fund established to help support the Goldfinch caregivers during the coronavirus pandemic. www.lakeviewfuneralhome.net

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