Margaret A. Wersinger, age 95, of Danvers

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Margaret A. Wersinger,  95, of Danvers, Minnesota, passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Swift County Benson Hospital.  
Mass of Christian Burial was held 11 a.m., Monday, May 18, 2015, at the Church of the Visitation in Danvers.  Visitation was  from 5-7 p.m., Sunday, May 17 with a Rosary at 5:30 p.m. and Parish Prayer Service at 7 p.m., at St. Francis Catholic Church in Benson.  Visitation continued for one hour prior to the service at the church.  
Burial was in the Church of the Visitation Catholic Cemetery.  
Margaret (Aust) Wersinger was born March 18, 1920, in Oyens, Iowa, the daughter of Theresa (Weynandt) and Nick Aust.  She was baptized  May 2, 1920 by Father Ralfus.  Margaret grew up on a farm in Oyens, Iowa and attended St. Catherine School.
November 17, 1938, Margaret was united in marriage to Lawrence Wersinger at Morningside Catholic Church in Sioux City,  Iowa.  This union was blessed with more than 47 years of marriage, five children, 22 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.  Margaret was a wonderful homemaker and also worked at a pie factory.  She served with the Altar and Rosary Society at the Church of Visitation in Danvers.  She enjoyed gardening, quilting, watching birds, and spending time with her family.
Margaret passed away Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Swift County Benson Hospital.  She attained the age of 95 years, one  month, and 26 days.
Margaret is survived by her children: Lavonne Lee of Minneapolis, Donna (Ron) Ascheman of Benson, Wayne (Rita) Wersinger of Danvers, Jerry (Connie) Wersinger of Benson, and Steve (Cindy) Wersinger of Danvers; 22 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; and sisters-in-law: Frances Gettner of Remsen, IA, and Jackie Wersinger of Spencer, IA.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Wersinger  April 21, 1986; grandson, Thomas Lee; son-in-law, Arthur Lee; parents, Nick and Theresa Aust; siblings: Elizabeth (Leo) Schroeder, Catherine Aust, Peter (Bertha) Aust, William (Teresa) Aust, and Mary (Jack) Dunn.
Arrangements were with Zniewski Funeral Home in Benson. .

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