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Margaret Rix

Thursday, September 6, 2001

Funeral services were held for Margaret Evelyn Ford Rix, 92, on Sunday, September, 2, at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, Eagan, Minn. White Funeral Homes are in charge of the arrangements.

Margaret was born on July 18, 1909 to the union of Hugh and Martha (Crowley) Ford, in Storm Lake. She attended High School at Hayes Consolidated School in Storm Lake with a Teaching Degree at Buena Vista University in Storm Lake.

She was united in marriage to Harlan C. Rix on February 28, 1942 in Nebraska.

She lived near Storm Lake growing up on the family farm. In 1952 she moved to Minnesota living in Hopkins until 1999 when she moved to Burnsville, Minn.

She was a member of Mezpah Congregational Church in Hopkins, Minn. She was a member of the Eastern Star and Retired Teachers Association of Hopkins. She taught in the Garfield Consolidated School, Linn Grove and Storm Lake schools, along with teaching in Arnold's Park and many years in Hopkins.

She is survived by her son, Charles and his wife Sally Rix; grandchildren, David Charles and Anne Elizabeth; one brother, Charles (Marion) Ford; she is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded into death by three brothers and two sisters.