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Margaretha Rutschman Withee
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1918
Monmouth
Polk County
Oregon, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 2004
Sublimity
Marion County
Oregon, USA

News-Register, McMinnville, Oregon, Saturday, November 13, 2004

Services for Margaretha Withee of Dayton are scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Hopewell Community Church. The Rev. Dennis Stoltenburg will officiate.

Visitation is set for noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14, in the chapel of Macy & Son Funeral Directors. Interment will take place in the Hopewell Cemetery.

Mrs. Withee died Thursday, Nov. 11, 2004, at Marion Estates in Sublimity. She was 86.

Born in Monmouth on July 29, 1918, she was the daughter of Edwin and Imo Lehman Rutschman. She was reared and educated in Monmouth. After graduating from Monmouth High School in 1936, she attended the Merritt Davis Business School.

At the start of World War II, she moved to Dayton. She married Fred L. Withee Jr. in June 1945 in Amity.

Mrs. Withee worked for several accounting firms in the Salem area. She loved baking, canning, and spending time on her farm in Dayton and spending time with her family.

She was very active in the Unionvale Community Church, where she taught Sunday school and played the piano and organ. She served on the Hopewell School Board and Hopewell Cemetery Association.

Mrs. Withee is survived by three sons, Stan of West Linn, David of Dayton and Wayne of Jefferson; a daughter, Marla Weber of Junction City; a sister, Ellen Konzelman of Dayton; and nine grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred.

Memorial contributions may be made to Northwest Medical Teams or Special Olympics, care of Macy & Son Funeral Directors, 135 N.E. Evans St., McMinnville, OR 97128. 
 
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 Parents:
  Edwin Rutschman (1880 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Fred Lionel Withee (1908 - 1976)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Hopewell Cemetery
Dayton
Yamhill County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Sheri West
Record added: Oct 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 59896203
Margaretha <i>Rutschman</i> Withee
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