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Margaret Mary Ryan Denis
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1898
Papillion
Sarpy County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Jul. 28, 1970
Fargo
Cass County
North Dakota, USA

(Taken from her obituary and family records and transcribed by Michael Bowen, MRB, #47351043)

The Forum, Fargo, North Dakota, Wednesday, July 29, 1970
Mrs. Joseph E. Denis Rites Thursday-The funeral of Mrs. J. E. (Margaret) Denis, 71, of 916 Broadway will be here at 10 a. m. Thursday in St. Mary's Cathedral, Rev. Allan F. Nilles officiating. There will be a prayer service tonight at 8 in Boulger and Hughes Chapel. She died Tuesday. Margaret Mary Ryan was born at Omaha, October 17, 1898. She grew up at Tyndall, South Dakota.

On June 28, 1923, Margaret Ryan, age 24, daughter of James and Maria (Kelly) Ryan married Joseph Egide Denis, age 26, son of Joseph Oliver and Maria (Bernier) Denis at Tyndall, South Dakota. Father M. F. Dooley, Pastor officiated.

The couple came to Fargo following the marriage. The 1940 US census shows Joseph (41) and Margaret (39) Denis with children James (15), Pat (11) and twins Diane and Denise (6) living in Fargo.

Joseph E. Denis died August 25, 1947. Margaret is survived by two sons, James, 324 11th Street N., Fargo; Patrick, St. Louis; two daughters, Mrs. Jerry (Denise) Mehlisch, 819 Park Dr., Fargo; Mrs. Rodney (Diane) Ollinger, Jr., White Plains, New York; a sister Ann Ryan, Tyndall and 15 grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Patrick Ryan (1857 - 1907)
  Maria Ellen Kelly Ryan (1862 - 1933)
 
 Spouse:
  Joseph Egide Denis (1898 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  James Richard Denis (1924 - 1996)*
  Patrick Ryan Denis (1928 - 1987)*
  Denise Margaret Denis Mehlisch (1933 - 1977)*
  Diane Lucretia Denis Ollinger (1933 - 1987)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward Joseph Ryan (1888 - 1946)*
  James Leo Ryan (1890 - 1955)*
  Anna Catherine Ryan (1892 - 1971)*
  Ellen Claire Ryan Lehr (1894 - 1967)*
  Walter J Ryan (1896 - 1940)*
  Margaret Mary Ryan Denis (1898 - 1970)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Fargo
Cass County
North Dakota, USA
 
Created by: MRB
Record added: Oct 04, 2010
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