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Margaret Theresa Settelmeyer

Margaret Theresa Settelmeyer

Margaret Theresa Settelmeyer, 98, peacefully passed away at her Payson, AZ home on June 20, 2014. Born August 24, 1915 to the late Magdalena and John Hitz in North St. Paul, MN, she was raised in Bremen, ND. Margaret graduated from New Rockford (ND) High School and later from Valley City Nursing School.

A registered nurse by profession, she worked at New Rockford City Hospital and Clinic. In 1942, Margaret married George Settelmeyer. Together they raised four children and farmed in New Rockford.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1988; her son, Jake, in 1982; sisters Ann and Barbara; brothers, Frank, Louis and George. She is survived by son, Dale O. Settelmeyer (Sandy) of New Rockford, ND and two daughters, Marilyn A. Jacobs and Susan M. Ryden (Jerry) of Payson, AZ; grandchildren, Tony Settelmeyer (Anca), Tim Ryden (Lura), Max Ryden (Carol-Lyn), Nikki Settelmeyer and Jake Settelmeyer and seven great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Mass will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM at St. Philip the Apostle Catholic Church, 511 S. St. Philips St. in Payson. Burial alongside her husband and other family members will take place in New Rockford, ND.

Contributions honoring Margaret may be made to the charity of the donors choice.