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 Margaret E. <I>Branson</I> Fiksdal

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Margaret E. Branson Fiksdal

  • Birth 9 Dec 1921 Springfield, Baca County, Colorado, USA
  • Death 21 Jun 2011 Decatur, Wise County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Tigard, Washington County, Oregon, USA
  • Memorial ID 72024709

The Gresham Outlook
June 25, 2011

Dec. 9, 1921 - June 21, 2011

Gresham resident Margaret E. Fiksdal, 89, died Tuesday, June 21, in Decatur, Texas.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at Pleasant Home Community Church, 32120 S.E. Dodge Park Blvd. Interment will follow at Crescent Grove Cemetery, 9925 S.W. Greenburg Road, Tigard.

Margaret was born Dec. 9, 1921, in Springfield, Colo., to Charles Branson and Lenora Clayton.

In 1936, she married Russell Blankenfeld, who preceded her in death in 1958. In 1963, she married Paul Fiksdal. He preceded her in death in 1994.

Margaret was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Darlene Fahner; brothers, Robert Branson, Vernon Branson, Irvin Branson, Harold Branson and Ray Branson; and sisters, Fern Hensley and Ruth Darland.

Survivors include her son, Kenneth Blankenfeld Sr. of Cameron Park, Calif.; sister, Eva Lisenbury of San Diego; brother, Reed Branson of Durango, Colo.; seven grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Contributions can be made to the Margaret Fiksdal Memorial Fund at Pleasant Home Community Church, 32120 S.E. Dodge Park Blvd., Gresham, 97080.

Bateman Carroll Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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  • Created by: Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Humes
  • Added: 26 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72024709
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret E. Branson Fiksdal (9 Dec 1921–21 Jun 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72024709, citing Crescent Grove Cemetery, Tigard, Washington County, Oregon, USA ; Maintained by Craig (Gibson/Tucker) Humes (contributor 46934431) .