Margaret Ann Groeneveld was born August 2, 1938, in Escanaba, Michigan, to Clarence Wilfred and Velma Gladys Pratt Trudell. She died Saturday, January 20, 2018, in Collinsville, Oklahoma, at the age of 79 years. Margaret was reared and educated in Newaygo, Michigan, and was a graduate of Newaygo High School. She was married August 6, 1959, in Newaygo to Jack Richard Groeneveld I. They had made their home in Owasso, Oklahoma, since 1981. Margaret spent most of her working life as a homemaker and caring for her family. She was a longtime faithful member of Central Baptist Church in Owasso having worked in the children’s nursery for over 20 years. She enjoyed a variety of pastimes including knitting and crocheting as well as spending time reading. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Her six children:
Mary Dickerson and husband Derryl, of Owasso
Jack Richard Groeneveld II, of Tulsa
Ellen Dorsey and husband Chris, of Chelsea, Oklahoma
Mitch Groeneveld, of Portland, Oregon
Laurie Purdy and husband Steven, of Tulsa
Brad Groeneveld, of Claremore, Oklahoma
17 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, three brothers, and three sisters.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, son, Mike Groeneveld, two brothers, and two sisters.
Funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 27, 2018, at Central Baptist Church in Owasso with Pastor Kevin Laufer officiating. Final resting place will be Fort Gibson National Cemetery in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.
You will be missed sweet lady
— Karen Lemmons, Friday – January 26, 2018
I love you Oma!!!! From your great grandkids
Jack, Gracie, Emerick and Corbin
— Emily Groeneveld, Friday – January 26, 2018
WE will miss you. You spread so much love. We will be praying for your family.
— Sue & Jon Wierenga, Friday – January 26, 2018
Central Baptist Church
9001 North 145th East Avenue
Owasso, OK 74055
Saturday – January 27, 2018
Fort Gibson National Cemetery
1423 Cemetery Road
Fort Gibson, OK 74434
Tuesday – January 30, 2018