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Margaret Epley

d. December 24, 2019

Margaret Clara (Mueller) Epley, 103, of Austin, MN, died peacefully with family by her side on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at St. Mark’s Nursing Home in Austin. Margaret was born May 31, 1916, in Austin, MN to Joseph and Margaret (Schottler) Mueller. She was a graduate of Austin Pacelli High School. She met the love of her life, Earl Epley. They were married on June 12, 1939 at St. Augustine Catholic Church. Together they raised six children on a farm southeast of Austin. Margaret was a devoted, loving wife, mother and grandmother who always put her family’s needs first. She worked throughout her life as a dedicated farm wife and a homemaker. Margaret valued her friendships and spending time with local neighbors; however, the love of her family was first and foremost in her heart. She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church. Margaret was preceded in death by husband Earl; son, James Epley and infant son, William; great granddaughter, Hannah. She is survived by her children, Richard Epley of Austin, Darlene (Dean) Pater of Derby, KS, Roger (Lana) Epley of Austin, Mary Jo (Mike) McKinney of Apple Valley, and Jane (Lynn) Sathre of Adams; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Epley of Austin; 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 6 great great-grandchildren; loving relatives and friends. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 AM on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at St. Augustine Catholic Church with Father James Steffes officiating. Visitation will be held one hour before the Mass at the church on Saturday. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to St. Augustine Catholic Church.

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Cemetery

Calvary Cemetery
4th Drive SW
Austin MN 55912


Visitation

Saturday, January 4 2020
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912


Funeral Service

Saturday, January 4 2020
11:00 AM

St. Augustine Catholic Church
405 4th Street NW
Austin MN 55912

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