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Margaret Palma Hillestad

May 17, 1923 October 17, 2018
Margaret Palma Hillestad
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Obituary for Margaret Palma Hillestad

Margaret Palma Hillestad, age 95 of Shakopee, formerly of Sisseton, SD passed away on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at St. Gertrude’s Health Center in Shakopee.
Margaret was born on May 17, 1923 in Sisseton, South Dakota the daughter of Elmer and Ellen (Dahl) Peterson. She married Ray Hillestad in September of 1948 in Sisseton, SD.
Margaret worked as a cashier part-time for different stores and also worked for Brown and Bigelow making parts for airplanes during WWII. As a farmer’s wife, she spent a lot of time in the kitchen cooking and baking for everyone. Margaret loved to travel and was also very involved in bible studies, church activities and really enjoyed quilting weekly with the group at church.
She is preceded in death by her daughter, Noreen Younker; husband, Ray; parents, Elmer and Ellen; siblings, Justin Peterson, Marvin Peterson, Verna Bladow, Myrtle Risdall.
Margaret is survived by her children, Beverly (Robert) Johnson, Duane “Lee” (Carole) and Sherrie Nelson; son-in-law, Dennis Younker; six grandchildren, Deanna Johnson, Angela Wright, Nathan Nelson, Jill Sny, Scott Hillestad and Kelly Younker; 15 great-grandchildren, Amanda and Nicholas Wright, MaKayla Poole, Lucy, Asher and Phoebe Hillestad, Levi Johnson, Liam, Camden and Ansley Nelson, Ana Younker-Zimmerman, Ashlie and Stephan Oddy, Meadow and Dannielle Sny; sisters, Erma Osthus and Alda Twite.


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Visitation

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19

Oct

10:00 AM 10/19/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 10/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church - Shakopee

119 8th Avenue West
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379

St. John's Lutheran Church - Shakopee
119 8th Avenue West Shakopee 55379 Minnesota
United States

Service

Friday

19

Oct

11:00 AM 10/19/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. John's Lutheran Church - Shakopee

119 8th Avenue West
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379

St. John's Lutheran Church - Shakopee
119 8th Avenue West Shakopee 55379 Minnesota
United States

Graveside

Saturday

20

Oct

12:00 PM 10/20/2018 12:00:00 PM
Sisseton City Cemetery

Chestnut Street
Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

Sisseton City Cemetery
Chestnut Street Sisseton 57262 South Dakota
United States

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Sisseton City Cemetery Final Resting Place

Chestnut Street
Sisseton, South Dakota 57262

Chestnut Street Sisseton 57262 South Dakota
United States
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