Margaret Burge, of Coon Rapids, formerly of Mora, died on Monday, July 15, 2013. She was 86 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, July 20th at Generation Church in Mora.
VISITATION will be from 5:00-7:00 P.M. on Friday, July 19th at Akkerman-Ingebrand Funeral Home; plus 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church.
INTERMENT will be at Lakeside Cemetery in Malmo, MN.
Margaret Louise (Trumbo) Burge, of Coon Rapids, formerly of Mora and Ogilvie, died on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Park River Estates Care Center in Coon Rapids. She was 86 years old.
Margaret was born on October 17, 1926 in Glasgow, Virginia to William and Grace (Henderson) Trumbo. She graduated from Hobart, Indiana High School in 1945. She also taught Bible School in Hobart. She then went on to graduate from The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago, Illinois in 1952.
She married Reginald Burge on March 19, 1960. They lived in Crown Point, Indiana where they had two children, Martha and Arlin. In 1966 they moved to Malmo, Minnesota where they farmed for many years. During that time Margaret worked for the Head Start program. They lived in Malmo until Reginald passed away on September 11, 1975. In 1978 Margaret, Martha and Arlin moved to Ogilvie, Minnesota. Margaret worked at the Grasston Christian Academy and also was secretary for the Abundant Life Church. After living in Ogilvie for many years she moved to Mora, Minnesota. When her health started to give her problems she went to live with her son Arlin and daughter-in-law Renee. Then in 2007 she moved to the Park River Estates where she lived until the time of her passing. She now resides with her Heavenly Father and her Lord and Savior.
She enjoyed her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She spent considerable time doing crossword puzzles and playing bingo at the nursing home.
She was preceded in death by her husband Reginald; brothers Bob and Lloyd Trumbo.
Margaret is survived by her daughter Martha Berg of Cambridge and son Arlin Burge of Cambridge; grandchildren Russell (Jen) Berg, Dustin (Laura) Berg, Ben (Megan) Berg, Levi (Ashley) Berg all of Ogilvie, Tyler Burge and Victoria Burge both of Coon Rapids; great grandchildren Brad, Ally, Genesis, Abby, Paige, Blake, Rylan, Marrisa, Hannah and Henry; brother and sister-in-law Gene and Pat Trumbo of Merrillville, Indiana; sister-in-law Lorraine Trumbo of Hobart, Indiana; plus many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, July 20th at Generation Church in Mora. Pastor Shawn Morrison, Pastor David Nithang and Pastor Bob Herder officiated. Music was provided by Debbie Carlberg and Dee Tanner. Pallbearers were Margaret’s grandchildren. Interment was at Lakeside Cemetery in Malmo, Minnesota.