Margery Ruth Raddatz, 87, of Arbor Gardens in Eyota, died Sunday, December 23, 2007, at Olmsted Community Hospital in Rochester.
Margery was born September 13, 1920, in rural St. Charles to Roy and Hazel (Schermerhorn) Felstead. She attended St. Charles rural schools, St. Charles High School and Winona State College. Margery taught elementary school for 27 years, followed by 14 years on the office staff of Camera Art of Lewiston, also serving as city clerk of Dover. She and Dale Raddatz were married January 9, 1943, in Winona. Dale died January 6, 1988. They made their home in Dover for many years. Margery has lived at Arbor Gardens of Eyota for the past five years.
Survivors include a son, Marlin, (Becky) Raddatz of New Lenox, IL, two daughters, Janet (Stanley) Antonson of Hollister, MO, Dawn (David) Higgins of Eyota, a step- daughter, Kay Tvedt of Stewartville, six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, nine stepgrandchildren, numerous stepgreat-grandchildren and a sister, Dorothy Felstead of Rochester. She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother Curtis, and a grandson, Darin Raddatz.
Memorial services will be 11AM Thursday at Grace Community Church of Eyota with Pastor Mark Young officiating. Spring burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in St. Charles. Friends may call from 4-7 PM Wednesday at Hoff Funeral Home in St. Charles. They may also call one hour before services Thursday at the church.
Please share a memory of Margery or view her on-line guestbook at www.hofffuneral.com.