September 30, 1928 - October 16, 2015


Margaret Rymer, age 87, of Sartell, died peacefully on Friday, October 16, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 12 Noon Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Sartell. The Rev. Tim Baltes will officiate. Burial will be in the St. Elizabeth's Catholic Cemetery, Brennyville.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 Tuesday at the St. Francis Xavier Church gathering space and one hour prior to the service at the church again on Wednesday. Parish Prayers will be at 5:30 Tuesday evening at the church. Service with Dignity provided by the Foley Funeral Home.

Margaret Rymer was born September 30, 1928 in Alberta Township, Benton Co. to Joseph and Agnes (Cielinski) Gapinski. She married Raymond Rymer on June 8, 1948 at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Gilman. The couple lived and farmed in Benton County most of their lives. Margaret worked for Fingerhut for 27 years and was an active volunteer at Country Manor Nursing Home in Sartell. She enjoyed spending time with her family and was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a member of St. Xavier Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers. The family would like to thank Centra Care Hospice for their special care and compassion.

She is survived by her son and daughters; Linda (Butch) Tauber, Sauk Rapids; Jeff (Carol), Sartell; Shelly (Larry) Teff, Sartell; Mary Jo (David) Bozych, Sartell, 4 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, also survived by her brothers and sisters; Virginia Lewandowski, Foley; Ann Thiele, Delano; Marcel, Foley; Daniel, Burnsville; Gary, Golden Valley and James of Foley. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Raymond and brothers, Joe and Al and a brother-in-law, Carl Lewandowski.