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Marguerite "Margo" Ellen Otte

Marguerite "Margo" Ellen Otte

Marguerite "Margo" Ellen Otte, died peacefully surrounded by family at her home in Richmond, TX on October 30th at the age of 80. Margo was born and raised in Farmington, MN and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor Degree in Education and received her Masters from the University of Minnesota Mankato. She met her lifelong love, Darrell, in High School and they were married for almost 60 years. Margo taught at Farmington Elementary School for more than 30 years and touched many lives with her passion for teaching. Margo enjoyed golfing, dancing, reading, playing cards and growing her beautiful flowers which, she shared with her family and friends. After retiring, they enjoyed spending the winters in Arizona and Texas and summers at the lake in Wisconsin. Her and Darrell also greatly enjoyed attending and cheering for their grandchildren at all their sporting events. Margo is preceded in death by her parents, Palmer and Velma Tonsager and by son Douglas. She is survived by her husband, Darrell and children; Doneen Viall, David and Melissa Otte, Barb and Adam Borrowman. Margo was a wonderful grandma and great-grandma to Kylynn, Becca, Nick, Logan, Keegan, Kendall, Mitchell, Cambell and Rily. She is also survived by sister Bonnie and her husband Myron Stapf and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She will be greatly missed. Memorial service, 10:30 AM Saturday, November 24, 2018 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 140 S. Madison St., St. Croix Falls, WI 54024. Memorial visitation from 5-8 PM Friday, November 23, 2018 at White Funeral Home, 901 3rd St. Farmington (651-463-7374) and one hour prior to the service on Saturday in St. Croix Falls, WI. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers will be donated to a project at Farmington Elementary School and can be mailed to: 8574 College Trail, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076. Online condolences at: