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Margaret Woltzen

September 13, 1926 — March 9, 2016

MINONK- Margaret A. Woltzen, 89, of Long Point, formerly of Minonk, passed away at her residence at 2:10 AM on Wednesday March 09, 2016.

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday March 12th, 2016 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Pastor Ed Sinclair will officiate. Visitation will be held from 9 AM-11AM at the funeral home and burial will be in Minonk Twp. Cemetery.

Margaret was born in Minonk on September 13, 1926 a daughter to Eilert and Louise Cassens Rients. She married Leroy Woltzen in Minonk on June 23, 1946. He preceded her in death in 2000.

Surviving are her daughters, Linda (Tom) Ryan, Lois (Jack) Klendworth, both of Minonk, Lorna (Rick) Klendworth, Long Point; 4 grandchildren, Leigh (Carrie) Ryan, Jennifer (David) Lindsay, Ann (Ben) Herrmann, Nathan (Breanne) Murray; 8 great-grandchildren, Jade and Adleigh Ryan, Amber Turner, Nicol Lindsay, Andrew, Austin, Ayden Herrmann, and Kaiden Murray.

She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Tracy Ryan; grandson, Todd Ryan; great-grandson Curtis Turner; and her brothers Kenneth and Robert Rients.

Margaret was a member of the Long Point American Legion Auxiliary and the 8-40 Club. She taught Sunday School. She also worked as the Long Point Township Clerk as well as served as an Election Judge.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to mom's angels Holly, Teri, and nurse Erica for their exceptional care.

Memorials may be given to the Long Point Legion and Auxiliary, or the Long Point Fire Department. Online condolences may be directed to her family at


MAR 12. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760-1076

Funeral Service

MAR 12. 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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