Margaret "Midge" Elizabeth (VandeKieft) Wilson, 89, of Newton died on Sunday, November 17, 2019, at Newton Health Care Center. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, November 22, at the Wallace Family Funeral Home and Crematory. The family will greet friends from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Memorials may be left at the funeral home. If you are mailing the memorial to the funeral home please add, Attn: Wilson Family on the envelope.
Margaret “Midge”, the daughter of John and Ruth (Fridlington) VandeKieft, was born on December 19, 1929 in Beacon. She worked at the Maytag Company for many years and later retired from Newton Manufacturing. Margaret did volunteer work for voting and elections in Jasper County. She was an avid reader and enjoyed her flowers. Margaret was a member of the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
Margaret is survived by her children, James Foreman (Sylvia) of Orange, California, Michael Foreman (Pam) of Marshalltown, and Deborah Foreman (Jan) of Sun City Center, Florida; two grandchildren, Richard and Arron; a sister, Dorothy VandeKieft of Pella; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Barbara, Helen, and Mary; and a brother, Richard.
We celebrate her old life with us and her new life to come. She will be greatly missed, but always remembered.
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