Marguerite Garwood Obituary

Marguerite   Garwood
Marguerite Garwood
Marguerite Garwood

January 28, 1918 - February 4, 2011
Born in Bagley, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Marguerite "Margo" Garwood, 93, died February 4, 2011 at Mercy Hospice in Johnston due to complications of Alzheimer's Disease. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, February 8 at St. Augustin Catholic Church Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service. Graveside services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Jefferson, IA.

Margo was born in Bagley, IA and grew up in Jefferson before moving to Des Moines in 1940. She worked for 38 years at Better Homes and Gardens Magazine retiring as Associate Editor in 1980. She was a member of St. Augustin Catholic Church, the Catholic Women's League, Catholic Daughters of the Americas and the Mercy Auxiliary. She enjoyed world travel with her husband, Richard B. Garwood.

Margo's survivors include her step-son, Bruce (Joyce) Garwood of Des Moines; sister, Madonna Kinsman of Jefferson; three step-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard in 2005 and five siblings.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Alzheimer's Association or St. Augustin Catholic Church.

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Visitation
St. Augustin's Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
9:00 AM
Service
St. Augustin's Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
10:00 AM
Cemetery
St. Joseph Cemetery
Jefferson, IA US
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
1:30 PM