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Margaret Quale

LeRoy Independent of LeRoy, Minnesota

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Margaret Marcella Quale, 95, of Rose Creek, passed away on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at Adams Health Care Center, of cancer.

Margaret was born in Rose Creek on October 29, 1919 to James and Catherine (Mclntyre) Cawley. She was baptized had First Communion, Confirmation and married Hilding Leslie Quale, all from St. Peter's Catholic Church in Rose Creek. Margaret graduated from Rose Creek High School in 1937. Hilding died on July 10, 1974.

Margaret was a homemaker and was a member of St. Peter's Altar Society.

Margaret is survived by daughters, Kathleen Hanson of Rochester, and Mary Lou (Donald) Blaeser of West St. Paul; grandsons, Randal Hanson of Woodbury, Richard (Dee) Hanson of Victoria, and Michael Hanson of Rochester; a great-grandson, Hunter John Hanson of Victoria; along with many nieces and nephews.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Hilding Quale; parents, James and Catherine Cawley; sisters, Louise (Lyle) Brown, Lacena (Bernard) Regan, Ann Cawley; brothers, Patrick (Marcella) Cawley, James (Maxine) Cawley, Marty (Elvina) Cawley and John (Francis) Cawley and Anthony Cawley; son-in-law, Dennis Hanson; mother-in-law, Laura Quale; sisters and brothers-in-law, Neva (Dale) Hilker, Lorraine (Kenneth) Knuteson, Kermit (Catherine) Quale; nephew, James Regan; and niece, Linda Brandt.

A Funeral Mass was held Saturday, October 17, 2015 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in Rose Creek with Fr. Swaminatha Pothireddy officiating. Burial followed at St. Peter's Cemetery in Rose Creek.

Mayer Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements for Margaret.

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Original Publication Date: October 22, 2015

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