Margaret S. Nisbit, 94, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at Good Shepherd Nursing Home in Rushford, MN.
Margaret was born May 20, 1923 to Theodore and Olive (McCready) Thorbjornson in Saratoga Township. She married Wilbur R. Nisbit on November 26, 1941. Together they had two children, Wayne and Sharon. Margaret was an exceptionally hard working woman, raising two children and working on the farm. She enjoyed raising baby pigs at the farm and stayed there for 50 years before moving to St. Charles in 1991. After moving to town, she loved to bake, stitch quilts for family and friends and she loved to crochet afghans for the church raffle each fall.
She is survived by her son, Wayne (Debra) Nisbit; daughter, Sharon (Dan) Littlefield; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Viona Nisbit.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, and daughter-in-law, Kathy Nisbit.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service, St. Charles, MN with Rev. Tim Gerarden. Visitation will be held on Friday, June 2, from 12-2pm at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service, St. Charles, MN. Reception will follow services at the funeral home. Burial will be at Fremont Scotch Cemetery, Fremont, MN.
Friends of Margaret are invited to leave a memory in her guest book at Hofffuneral.com
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I have fond memories of your Mom and our visits when I worked for Weber and Judd. You have my heartfelt sympathy. May God comfort you.
Dear Wayne and Sharon,
I had the great privilege of caring for Margaret at Good Shepherd. She was kind with a wonderful sense of humor and I am grateful to have called her friend. I am sorry for your loss! To have had your mother with you for so long it can not be easy to have her gone now. I will always remember Margaret and others at Good Shepherd will too. She is loved and missed! God bless you during this time of grieving. Therese Szyszkeiwcz
Sharon and family,
I want to give my deepest heartfelt sympathy in the loss of your loved one, I am a classmate of yours Sharon in being graduating in 1971.
I'm so very sorry to hear about Margaret! What a lady! I will forever remember her with a smile and a heart of gold. Heartfelt condolences to all the family. Sheryl Babcock Warnken
Wayne ----- so very sorry to hear about your Mom. My sympathy. Cindy Koch Mittag
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