Sept. 28, 1921-Dec. 31, 2012
WILLMAR – Services for Marguerite R. Twedt, 91, of Willmar will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Covenant Church in Willmar. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. today at Harvey Anderson Funeral Home and on Friday one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Cloverleaf Cemetery in Willmar. Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers.
She died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, at her home.
Marguerite Ruth Twedt was born Sept. 28, 1921, in Kandiyohi Township, Kandiyohi County, the daughter of Theodore and Hylma (Anderson) Linstrom. She attended Little Park District 61 country school and graduated from Willmar High School in 1939. In 1940, Marguerite was united in marriage to Alfred Twedt in Brooten. Following their marriage they lived in Willmar, St. Paul and Delano, prior to moving back to Willmar in the mid 1940s. Alfred preceded her in death on Oct. 6, 1960.
Marguerite was baptized at Swedish Mission Covenant Church and was a member of First Covenant Church.
Marguerite was an excellent seamstress, sewing wedding and bridesmaid’s dresses, clothing and curtains for family and friends. She enjoyed crafts of all kinds, always having a project she was working on, and another one in the works. She also enjoyed flower gardening, antiquing, picnics, holidays and family gatherings, where she looked forward to spending time with her grandchildren. In her younger days, she enjoyed ice fishing and sledding.
Survivors include her children, Robert (and Beverly) Twedt of Willmar, Mary (and Charles) Wickersham of Willmar, Jone (and Mike) Gort of Marshall, Don (and Eileen) Twedt of Willmar, Becky (and John) Martin of Alexandria, Va., Cindy Martin of Anoka, Brenda (and Alan) Zimmerman of St. Cloud, Pamela (and Mike) Peterson of Willmar, Colleen (and Brian) Boonstra of Willmar; 22 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren. two great-great-grandson; sister-in-law, Jeanne Linstrom of St. Paul; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, Alfred, she was preceded in death by four brothers, three sisters, and her great-granddaughter, Megg Jensen.