Margaret Lorraine Ziebell, 96, of Plainview, died Monday, April 15, at Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester.
Margaret was born Jan. 3, 1923, in Eyota, to Harry and Helen (Smith) Rhodey. She attended school in Eyota. On Sept. 7, 1940, she married Albert Ziebell in Decorah, Iowa. They lived their entire married life in Plainview. Margaret had been employed at Lakeside Packing Co. in Plainview, worked at various restaurants in town and cleaned homes for Plainview residents. She enjoyed playing card bingo, baking, reading and was an avid Minnesota Twins fan. Her husband, Albert, died March 11, 1979.
Margaret is survived by her children, Roger (Sharon) Ziebell of Plainview, Marilyn Rumsey of Brownsdale, and Cindy (Roger) Rettmann of Plainview; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two sisters, Adeline (Bob) Mauer of Elba and Jeanine Binner of Lake City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; three sisters, Bernice, Merle and Katie; and son-in-law, Howard Rumsey.
Funeral service is at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 18, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Plainview, with Pastor Phil Augustine officiating. Burial is at Greenwood Cemetery in Plainview. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Schad and Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.
Schad and Zabel Funeral Home, 57 Third St. SW, Plainview, MN 55964; 507-534-2003; Schadandzabelfuneralhomes.com.