Magdalena Irene Otteson, 87 years, passed away on April 29, 2012 at Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare, Ava, MO.
Margie was born September 16, 1924 in Poppenhausen, Germany to Wilhelm and Karoline Back.
She was a resident of the Mansfield community since 1971 moving from Kentucky. On April 14, 1953 Margie and Ardith Otteson Sr. were united in marriage and to this union two children were born.
Margie was a Homemaker and marketed her exceptional talents, embroidery, crocheting and knitting through Hutch's Cafe, she loved her flowers, gardening and her German heritage. Margie also worked on the farm with her husband, Art. She was a member of the Catholic Church.
Margie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Ardith, Sr., three sisters, Waltraud, Kriemhilde and Wilhelmine. Margie is survived by two children, Ardith Otteson, Jr., Mansfield, MO and Elmer & Judy Otteson, Reno, Nevada, one granddaughter, Kayla Otteson, Coumbia, MO, two sisters, Sieglinde and Gerlinde and other relatives and friends.
Rosary services for Margie will be Saturday, May 5, 2012, 2:00 p.m. the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, MO with Father Paul Wightman conducting and burial of the Cremains following in the Ava Cemetery. Memorials may be made to American Lung Association. On line condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome.com.