Margaret Clark, 75, Oak Park
October 11, 1941 - November 25, 2016
Margaret Clark, age 75, of Oak Park who passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 with her family by her side at the Foley Nursing Center. Memorial services will be Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Foley Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9-11 AM Saturday, December 3rd also at the funeral home.
Margaret Anne Clark was born October 11, 1941 in Grey Eagle, Minnesota the daughter of Paul and Joanna Rosen. She was raised near Upsala, Holdingford and St. Cloud. Margaret had a passion for caring for others and became a nursing assistant working in a variety of settings. On her birthday in 1978, she was united in marriage with Jay Clark. The couple made their home farming in Oak Park. Together they shared their love for children and served as foster parents for many over the years. Margaret’s great joy was caring for her grandchildren, but she also loved flowers and gardening. Their farm transformed into a gardener’s showcase at times with Margaret’s green thumb at work on the lawn, flowers, garden and shrubs.
Margaret is survived by her husband, Jay of Oak Park; children: Simon ‘Sam’ (Bonnie) Langner of Barbeau, MI and Ann (Tim) Landowski of Foreston; step-daughter, Rita Ahles of Grand Forks, ND; honorary son, Tim Pitschka of Sauk Rapids; grandchildren: Lisa (Patrick) Yeager of Pierz, Dexter (Amanda) Landowski of Hilman, Patrick Todd of St. Cloud and Benjamin ‘Ben’ Todd of St. Cloud; great-grandchildren: Leanna, Aniah and Jeremiah Yeager and Oliver Landowski; brothers: James Rosen of Waite Park and Ronald Rosen of Denver, CO; uncle, Al Rosen of Waite Park; as well as many foster children, step-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands: Anthony Langner and Lawrence Wolters; step-children: Ted Wolters, Sheila Wolters; and 5 siblings.