|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1917|
|Death: ||Aug. 23, 2006|
Funeral Services for Mrs. Margaret Gard, age 89, of Huron, SD formerly of Clear Lake, SD, will be at 3:00 PM in the First Congregational Church on Saturday, August 26th, in Clear Lake with the Pastor James Shea officiating. Mrs. Gard passed away on August 23, 2006 at the Huron Nursing Home, Huron, SD. Burial will be at the Lakeview Cemetery, Clear Lake, SD. Visitation will be Saturday at the church one hour prior to the services. The Houseman-Eng Funeral Home of Clear Lake, SD is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret Gard was born in Pittsburgh, PA on June 7, 1917, daughter of John and Margaret Gorog. She had one sister, Ann Gorog. The Gorog family moved to Racine, WI, and later to Janesville, where she met Erle Gard. Margaret and Erle were married in 1939 in Janesville. In 1945 Margaret and Erle moved to Clear Lake, SD where they owned and operated a Gambles Store until they retired in 1973. In 1998 they moved to Huron, SD to be closer to their son, John. Margaret was a member of the First Congregational Church in Clear Lake, sung in the Church choir and was a Sunday School teacher for several years. Margaret's hobbies included art, gardening, and photography.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Erle Gard, Huron, SD; their son, John Gard and his wife, Susan, Huron, SD; two grandchildren Karissa and Michael Gard; and two sisters-in law, Darlene Rice of Gary, SD, and Myrtle Smith of Las Vegas, NV. Margaret was preceded in death by her sister Ann Gorog, and her parents, John & Margaret Gorog.
South Dakota, USA
Created by: L Nystrom
Record added: Feb 08, 2011
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