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February 26, 1923 – Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Service Information
Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockford, MN
Sunday, September 9, 2012
2:00 P.M.

Visitation Information
Sunday, September 9, 2012
12 Noon until time of services

Marguerite Adelheid Henson, age 89, of rural Buffalo passed away on Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at Lake Ridge Care Center.

She was born on February 26, 1923 in Rockford Township, the daughter of Robert & Bertha Mutterer Bleck.

Marguerite was baptized, instructed in the Lutheran Catechism, and confirmed in the Christian faith at Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockford.

As a young girl, Marguerite attended rural school District #54 through the eighth grade. She attended the ninth grade at Rockford High School. She received her diploma at Martin Luther in New Ulm. Following graduation from high school, she spent a year at St. Olaf in Northfield.

Marguerite eventually became a Registered Nurse following graduation from Fairview Hospital’s school of Nursing.

On June 18, 1955, Marguerite Bleck and Clyde Henson were joined in holy marriage at Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockford. God blessed their marriage with four children.

Marguerite and Clyde engaged in farming in Rockford Townshipfor sixty years.
She was a life long faithful member of Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockford and took part in the church’s Ladies Aid program.
Marguerite loved her children and grandchildren and enjoyed being a farmer’s wife.
She was fond of working next to Clyde on the farm, gardening, canning, and bird watching.

Survived by children: William (Theresa) Henson of Buffalo, Nancy(Roger) Schroeder of Pequot Lakes and Mary (Lucian) Jordan of Monticello; a daughter-in-law: Soraia Henson of Carrington, North Dakota; grandchildren:Robert, Gabriella & Peter Henson; Benjamin & Matthew Henson; Justin (Katie)Rentz, Chad (Becki) Rentz, Melissa Olson, & David Schroeder; and Edward Clyde Jordan; four great grandchildren: Evielynn, Colby, Briar and Beverly; a sister: Roberta “Babe” Lemmage of Texas; brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law,many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband: Clyde Henson in 2005, by a son:Robert Henson, her parents and by a sister: Shirley Lieder.

Funeral Services for Marguerite Henson will be held on Sunday, September 9th at 2:00 P.M. at Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rockford. Pastor Michael Barlow will officiate.

Interment will follow at Elmwood Cemetery in Rockford.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, September 9th from 12 Noon until time of service AT THE CHURCH.

Casket Bearers will be Justin Rentz, Chad Rentz, Ben Henson, Rick Henson, Eric Olson, and Paul Mutterer.

Memorials to Community Health Foundation Hospice House or to Cross Evangelical Lutheran Church Ladies Aid.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family.

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