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Margaret J. Koslucher

Age: 90

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Posted: Friday, February 1, 2008 12:00 am

Margaret J. Koslucher, 90, Hibbing, died Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at her daughter’s home in Duluth.

She was born in Somerville, Mass., on March 3, 1917, to Frederick and Helen Viger. She moved to Hibbing as an infant and was a lifelong resident. Margaret was united in marriage to John Koslucher in November 1936. She and John lived in rural Hibbing, where she was a homemaker.

She enjoyed bowling, dancing, playing cards, and she had dabbled in painting. Margaret was an avid reader and had enjoyed reading right up until the last three months of her life. She had been a member of the Women of the Moose and Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

She is survived by son Jon “Duke” Koslucher, Pilot Hill, Calif.; daughter, Kathy (David) DeSanto, Duluth, Minn.; sister Dorothy Fleming, Hibbing; five grandchildren, James Wynne, Kelly Brandon, Erica Padilla, Rebecca Gustafson and Brianna DeSanto; and six great-granchildren, Keali Bryan, Kelci Bryan, Dakota Wynne, Ashley Gustafson, Alexander Gustafson, and Marley Wynne.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Koslucher; daughter Margaret Ann Wynne Bahl; sisters Helen Nordgren Lureen, Ruth Wiehe and Irene Olson; brother Fred Viger; and her parents.

Funeral: Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, Hibbing.

Visitation: Will be from 9:30 a.m. until the 10:30 a.m. service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Hospice or the Miller-Dwan Foundation Solvay House.

Burial: Interment will be in Maple Hill Cemetery, Hibbing.

Arrangements are with Dougherty Funeral Home, Hibbing.

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