Margaret Pommer, Ellsworth, Minn.Margaret Pommer, 97, Ellsworth, Minn., died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Ellsworth.
Margaret Pommer, 97, Ellsworth, Minn., died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at Parkview Manor Nursing Home, Ellsworth.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Zion Presbyterian Church, Ellsworth. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday in Greenhill Cemetery, Alexandria. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. today at the church.
Arrangements are under the direction of Adrian Funeral Home, Adrian, Minn.
She was born on March 16, 1913, at Ashton, Iowa, to David and Tillie (Schutt) Pommer.
She and her family moved to Farmer when she was very young, and she graduated from Farmer High School.
She earned a teaching degree at General Beadle Teachers College, Madison.
She taught in South Dakota for 15 years and the moved to California and taught for another 22 years. She earned her bachelor of arts degree while living and teaching in California.
In 1976, she moved to Ellsworth, when she retired.
She worked at Parkview Manor Nursing for a number of years.
She became a member of Zion Presbyterian Church in 1977 and was a member of the circle group and after-school program. She was also a member of the Senior Citizens.
She is survived by two siblings: Lester Pommer, Ellsworth; and Hazel Willaredt and husband Marvin, Bridgewater; nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant brother, Calvin; an infant sister, Marion; and a sister, Helen Loomer.
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