Margaret E. MeddMargaret E. Medd, 91, of Grand Forks, ND died Saturday, November 2, 2013 in Valley Eldercare Center, Grand Forks.
Margaret Elaine Hall was born the daughter of Wilbur and Bessie (Williams) Hall on December 23, 1921 in Souris, ND. She graduated from Sherwood, ND High School and attended North Dakota Agricultural College and graduated from Dakota Business College. On August 22, 1943, Margaret married Raymond Charles Medd in Fargo, ND. Margaret and Ray lived in Crawford, NE while Ray was stationed at Fort Robinson. After WWII, they settled in Oakes, ND where they owned the Norway Spur Grain Company. After Ray died in 1968, Margaret returned to school and graduated from NDSU with a degree in early childhood education and special education. Margaret helped hundreds of children during her career in Oakes, Valley City, and Bottineau. She believed that every child deserved the best education possible. For her work, Margaret was named the North Dakota Outstanding Special Educator. In 2008 Margaret moved to Grand Forks to be closer to her family. Margaret was a lifelong member of the P.E.O. She was a member of the United Parish in Bottineau. She enjoyed traveling, her home at Lake Metigoshe and being a grandma and great-grandma.