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In Memory of Margaret Mitchell


January 10, 2018

Margaret Julia Mitchell, age 87, of Hayward, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Essentia St. Mary’s Medical Center in Duluth, MN.

She was born April 28, 1930 in Pierz, Minnesota, the daughter of Paul and Julia (Zulawski) Dambowy. She was raised in Pierz and attended school there. She helped on her family farm as she was raised and later worked as a waitress. She was united in marriage to Norman L. Mitchell on February 8, 1958 in St. Charles, MN. Together they moved to the St. Paul area where they raised their four children until moving to Hayward, WI in 1991. Margaret enjoyed cooking, baking and working in her flower gardens. She will be remembered for her good sense of humor and her giving nature.

She is survived by her two sons, Gerald (Elizabeth) Mitchell of Cottage Grove, MN and William Mitchell of Hayward; her two daughters, Gina (Noel) Penning of Hayward and Geraldine (Lorence) Neeley of Clearwater, MN; four granddaughters, Cathy (Brad) Remackel, Beth (Scott) McNeill, Maggie Penning, Haley Penning; three great-grandchildren, Joey, Kyle and Willoh; one brother, Frank Dambowy of Inver Grove Heights, MN; many nieces, nephews and dear friends.

In addition to her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Norman; four brothers, Philip, Andy, Benjamin and Hilary Dambowy.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Hayward Funeral Home, 15571W County Highway B in Hayward where visitation will be held from 10:00 A.M. until the hour of the service. Pastor Gary Hilgendorf will officiate. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery.