Margaret "Marge" A. RichardsonMargaret A. Richardson, 82, of Mahtowa, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Community Memorial Hospital in Duluth.
Margaret A. Richardson, 82, of Mahtowa, passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet.
She was born Nov. 11, 1931 in Fairmont (Martin County), Minn., to Vern and Alice (Clark) Rittenhouse, and graduated from Sherburn High School in 1949.
Marge graduated from Beauty College and owned and operated Marge’s Beauty Salon in Duluth. She later worked for Foreman and Clark clothing store as a tailor and also for Columbia Clothing as a tailor and office manager.
Marge was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Cloquet and served as an Eucharistic Minister. She was also a member of the Daughters of Isabella.
Marge was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William Richardson; and one brother, Larry Rittenhouse.
She is survived by four daughters, Mary Smith, Roxanne Parker, Margie Olson and Ruthie Zissos; two brothers, Francis and Robert (Jean) Rittenhouse; two sisters, Mary (Duane) Woldahl and Cecelia (James) Harris; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
VISITATION: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 in Nelson Funeral Care in Cloquet. The visitation will resume on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial in Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Cloquet, followed with a luncheon in the church social hall. See the family online guest book at www.nelsonfuneralcare.net
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