Margaret A. Leemhuis
Leemhuis, Margaret A. Pitts age 92, of Minneapolis, passed away peacefully in her sleep February 21st, 2014. Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Preceded in death by her husband Dr. Andrew Joseph Leemhuis; brothers James and Joseph Pitts. Survived by sons Joseph Andrew, John David (Wendy), Robert Stephen, and daughter Jane Margaret; grandchildren Tina Leemhuis and Andrew Leemhuis, and great grandchild Carter Meyeraan. She was born in 1921 in Libby, Montana to Joseph and Olga Pitts. Margaret grew up in Ellsworth and River Falls, Wisconsin where she graduated from River Falls High School in 1939. Attended and graduated from St. Barnabus Hospital School of Nursing in Minneapolis and married Dr. Andrew Joseph Leemhuis in October 1943 prior to his overseas deployment. She married Dr. Andrew Leemhuis in 1943 and they enjoyed 69 wonderful years together until Andrew's passing in September in 2012. Margaret's interest in people, sense of humor and boundless energy will be missed. Funeral service Wednesday, 12:00 noon at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 4557 Colfax Ave S., with reception to follow at Interlachen Country Club. Private interment Lakewood Cemetery. GILLBROTHERS.com Minneapolis, MN 612-861-6088
Published on February 24, 2014
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