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Published November 03, 2013, 12:00 AM

Margaret Nephew

Margaret Agnes Nephew, 90, of Fertile, MN, died on Friday, November 1, 2013, at the Riverview Health Care Center, Crookston, MN. She was born on June 2, 1923, to William and Mary (Spieker) Brennan on the home farm near Lakeville, MN. Margaret graduated from the Lakeville High School in 1941 and attended Business College.

On September 9, 1947, Margaret was united in marriage to Arnold Nephew at Lakeville MN. Following their wedding, they moved back to Fertile. Initially, Margaret stayed home and raised the children. As time moved on she worked for Ramberg Gas and Oil and Erickson Oil as a bookkeeper. Arnold died on December 13, 2005 and her son, Arnold Jr, died three days later on December 16, 2005.

Margaret Nephew

Margaret Agnes Nephew, 90, of Fertile, MN, died on Friday, November 1, 2013, at the Riverview Health Care Center, Crookston, MN. She was born on June 2, 1923, to William and Mary (Spieker) Brennan on the home farm near Lakeville, MN. Margaret graduated from the Lakeville High School in 1941 and attended Business College.

On September 9, 1947, Margaret was united in marriage to Arnold Nephew at Lakeville MN. Following their wedding, they moved back to Fertile. Initially, Margaret stayed home and raised the children. As time moved on she worked for Ramberg Gas and Oil and Erickson Oil as a bookkeeper. Arnold died on December 13, 2005 and her son, Arnold Jr, died three days later on December 16, 2005.

Margaret is survived by two sons: Robert (Mary), Erskine, MN; and Timothy (Jane), Moorhead, MN; two daughters: Joan Nephew, Dayton, MN; and Patricia Mack, Minneapolis, MN; one daughter-in-law, Terri Nephew, Dallas, TX; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Therese McDonough, Fargo, ND; four sisters-in-law, one brother-in-law, and several nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Arnold, one son, Arnold Jr, one brother, John R. “Bud” Brennan and one sister, Eileen Brennan.

Funeral services will be 11 AM Monday, November 4 , 2013, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fertile, MN.

Visitation will be on Sunday, November 3, 2013, from 5-7 PM with a prayer service at 7 PM in the St Joseph Catholic Church, Fertile, MN.

Burial will be in the St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Fertile, MN.

Erikson-Vik Funeral Home, Fertile, MN

www.eriksonvikfh.com

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