April 22, 1932 – Sunday, July 1, 2012
Church of St. Francis in Buffalo
Saturday, July 7th, 2012
AT THE FUNERAL HOME
Friday, July 6, 2012
Margaret Lorraine Worwa, age 80, of Buffalo passed away surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, July 1st, 2012 at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.
She was born on April 22, 1932 in N. Minneapolis the daughter of Loran & Margaret Ross Wickham.
On June 21, 1952, Margaret Wickham & John V. Worwa were joined in holy marriage at The Church of St. Anne in N. Minneapolis. God blessed their marriage with five children.
She formerly was employed at Cox Chiropractic Clinic, Family Counseling Center and Ebenezer Covenant Home.
Margaret was a faithful member of The Church of St. Francis in Buffalo. She also belonged to The Red Hat Society, The Garden Club and To the Pebble Kicker Hiking Club.
Margaret was an avid hiker, health club enthusiast, enjoyed flowers, birdlife and traveling. She and John spent their winters in Sun City, Arizona.
Survived by loving husband: John V. Worwa; loving children: Lynn (Michael) Biglow of Roseville, Lori (Robert) Lomicka of Edina, John (Christine) Worwa of Long Grove, Illinois, Julie (Terry) Hukriede of Champlin and Mark (Kristen) Worwa of Rogers; grandchildren: Lauren, Kelcey & Robert Biglow: Leon (Rebecca) Jewett, Erik Jewett, Elissa (Dan) Kussman, Aaron Lomicka; Jack & Paige Worwa; Brooke & Morgan Worwa; great grandchildren: Andrew, Jacob & Makayla Jewett; other relatives and friends.
Preceded in death by her parents: Loran & Margaret Wickham and by a brother: Ross Wickham.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Worwa will be held on Saturday, July 7th at 9:00 A.M. at The Church of St. Francis in Buffalo. Lunch will follow the Mass at Huikko’s in Buffalo.
Interment will follow at St. Thomas The Apostle Cemetery in Corcoran.
A visitation will be held on Friday, July 6th from 4-8 P.M. at The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo. A Prayer service will be held at 7:00 P.M. Friday evening. Further visitation will be held on Saturday, July 7th beginning at 8:00 A.M. at the church.
Casket Bearers will be Leon Jewett, Erik Jewett, Elissa Kussman, Lauren Biglow, Kelcey Biglow, Robert Biglow, Jack Worwa and Aaron Lomicka.
In lieu of flowers, the family would be grateful for contributions in Margaret’s honor to the National Jewish Health Center in Colorado for Infectious Disease.
The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to www.thepetersonchapel.com