June 19, 1917 - March 21, 2015
Margaret McBride, 97, was born to Jasper C. Rittgers and Maggie Wilson Rittgers. She married John McBride on June 21, 1941. Margaret was a graduate of Ankeny High School, Iowa State University in Dietetics and Home Economics. She was a homemaker, farm wife and a farmer after her husband's death in January 1971. Her many interests and talents included gardening, sewing, and decorating her home. She loved to have visitors and offer hospitality. She was a long time member of Lakeside Fellowship in Polk City. She will be remembered for her devotion to her family and her steadfast faith. Margaret is survived by 3 sons: John (Janet) of Polk City and David (Sue) of Trempealeau WI and Richard McBride of Ankeny; 7 grandchildren: Monica (Caroline) McBride, Jane (Jennifer Nagel) McBride, Rebecca (Jose Luis') Torres, John (Sarah) McBride, David (Crystal) Feldman, Sarah (Jonathan) Malone, and James McBride; 10 Great Grandchildren: Evelyn, Eliza, Christopher, Alice, Zachary, Andrew, Jack Henry, Lucy, Daniela and Elena, Gael and one unborn great granddaughter. Margaret is further survived by many step great grandchildren and step great great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank all those helpers who made it possible for Margaret to remain in her home and at her farm while living with John and Janet McBride in Polk City. She was preceded in death by her husband, John; her siblings; Lawrence, Ruth, Lloyd, Lester, and Fred; her parents, Jasper and Maggie; her daughter, Barbara, and her son in law, Steven Feldman. Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at the Saylorville Church with the family present from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Funeral Service will be held 10 A.M. Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at the Saylorville Church, with Pastor Dave Heisterkamp, Lakeside Fellowship, officiating. Memorials may be given to Lakeview Fellowship of Polk City or the Unity Point Hospice in loving memory of Margaret.
Margaret McBride, 97, was born to Jasper C. Rittgers and Maggie Wilson Rittgers. She married John McBride on June 21, 1941. Margaret was a graduate of Ankeny High School, Iowa State University in Dietetics and Home Economics. She was a homemaker,... View Obituary & Service Information
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