ESTHERVILLE – Funeral services for Margaret Ruth Shryock, 83, of Estherville will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, 2010, at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville with Pastor Paul Wiegman officiating. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday at Henry-Olson Funeral Chapel in Estherville. Interment will be held at Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg.
She died Wednesday, May 12, 2010, at Rosewood Manor in Estherville.
Margaret Ruth Shryock, the daughter of Clarence and Hazel (Long) Thiel, was born Feb. 23, 1927, in Ringsted.
She received her education in Graettinger schools, graduating from Graettinger High School.
On Aug. 27, 1945, she was united in marriage to Norman Shryock in Fairmont, Minn. Following their marriage the couple made their home in Estherville. For hobbies, Margaret enjoyed shopping, crocheting, camping, gardening, collecting roosters and dolls. Margaret’s greatest pleasure was being surrounded by and entertaining family and friends, especially at Christmas.
Left to cherish Margaret’s memory are her husband, Norman Ray, of Estherville; son, Dennis Shryock, and his wife, Pat, of Estherville; daughter-in-law, Vineta Shryock, of Estherville; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; brother, Richard Thiel and his friend, Betty, of Emmetsburg.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Roger and Robert; son, Norman; infant son, Keith; and two sisters-in-law, Beverly and Ellen Thiel.
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