|Birth: ||Jul. 22, 1918|
|Death: ||May 27, 2006|
Margaret passed away late Saturday evening at the Mahaska Hospital in Oskaloosa at the age of 87 years, 10 months and 5 days.
Margaret Alice Olivier, daughter of Peter and Hendreka Van Hoekelem Olivier, was born July 22, 1918, in Pella, IA. As a youngster she attended country school and helped her family on the farm.
She married William Uitermarkt; they farmed near Runnels. She later married Charles Hampton, they lived in Davenport for a short time before moving to Oskaloosa in 1946.
Margaret worked at various manufacturing jobs in Oskaloosa in addition to caring for her family. Later she worked as a private homemaker aid and caretaker for numerous elderly individuals in their homes.
She married Leonard Langstraat April 10, 1998; they made their home together on a farm near Bussey.
Margaret was a past member of the Assembly of God and a long standing member of the Open Bible Church.
Margaret enjoyed people, she was a great visitor and cook; her home was a welcoming place where you could find good food and conversation. Her grandchildren will fondly remember her wonderful pies, especially the chocolate cream.
Margaret's family includes a daughter, Dorthea (Jerry) Krusemark of Jesup, IA; three sons: Willard "Bud" (Judy) Uitermarkt of Oskaloosa, Victor Hampton of Oskaloosa and Rodney (Joyce) Hampton of Pella; a stepdaughter: Joann (Jan) Butler of Knoxville, IA; a stepson, Dwight (Phyllis) Langstraat of Yukon, OK; 10 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren and a sister, Josephine Sytsma of Oskaloosa.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her first two husbands: Bill Uitermarkt, May 19, 1989, and Charles Hampton, June 3, 1984; a great granddaughter, Lindsey Krusemark; four sisters: Bertha Uitermarkt, Tena Van Rees, Gertie Veenendaal and Josephine Olivier in infancy; and three brothers: Richard, John and Edward Olivier.
Memorials may be made to Mahaska Hospice or the Open Bible Church.
-Obituary from GVL Funeral Chapel.
Leonard Langstraat (1911 - 2009)*
Created by: Nancy Kiel-Gravning
Record added: Mar 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50139928
wife of 1st cousin of husband of stepdaughter of great grand aunt|
Added: Nov. 4, 2012
Rest in peace...|
Added: Mar. 23, 2010