|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1916|
|Death: ||Nov. 22, 2009|
Margaret M. DeGeeter, age 93 of Brooklyn, IA, died Sunday morning, November 22, 2009 at Brooklyn Community Estates following a brief illness. Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, November 25, 2009, St Patrick's Catholic Church, Brooklyn with Fr. Brian Shepley officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Brooklyn. Friends may call from 4 to 7 P.M. Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at Kloster Funeral Home, Brooklyn where there will be a Scripture Service at 7 P.M.
She is survived by two sons, Richard and wife Diane and Roger and wife Shirley, all of Victor; a daughter, Janice Gritsch and husband Robert of Brooklyn; 5 grandchildren, Jeff Gritsch, Jeremy DeGeeter, Jason Gritsch, Shane DeGeeter and Zach DeGeeter; and 5 great-grandchildren, Shelby, Jonathan, Ashley, Danica and Avery. Also surviving is a sister-in-law, Helen Wauters of Victor. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Julian on June 9, 2005, a grandson Travis DeGeeter, a sister Dorothy Claeys and a brother Achiel Wauters.
Margaret Mary Wauters was born October 22, 1916 in Poweshiek County, Iowa, the daughter of Remi Wauters and Mary LaKose Wauters. She attended the Poweshiek County schools and married Julian Joseph DeGeeter on February 22, 1938 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Brooklyn, Iowa. The couple farmed for many years near Hartwick. They moved to Brooklyn in 1980. Margaret was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Brooklyn and the Altar and Rosary Society.
Remi Wauters (1892 - 1970)
Mary Elizabeth LaKose Wauters (1896 - 1983)
Julian Joseph DeGeeter (1914 - 2005)
Created by: Harold Nevenhoven
Record added: May 08, 2010
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