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Obituary for Marguerite Ganoe
Marguerite (Spillers) Ganoe, 102 of Stuart, formerly of Redfield and Adel passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Community Care Center in Stuart. Graveside funeral service will be held at 2 P.M. on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at the Oakdale Cemetery in Adel. The family kindly asks that masks be worn and social distancing be practiced. Attendees are invited to bring a lawn chair. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Marguerite Ganoe Memorial Fund. Online condolences may be left at www.johnsonfamilyfuneralhome.com.
Marguerite was born on November 30, 1917 to Claude and Lottie (Burnham) Spillers in Linden, Iowa. She attended Adel Schools and graduated from Adel High School with the class of 1937. On November 14, 1943 she was united in marriage to Loren Ganoe in Adel. To this union five children were born: Roger, Marsha, Larry, Susan and Jack. She lived most of her life in Adel and Redfield before lastly moving to the Community Care Center in Stuart 12 years ago.
Marguerite was active in the Adel Methodist Church, Redfield Eastern Star #141, Adel Women’s Club, Adel and Redfield UMW. In her spare time, she enjoyed readying, embroidery and traveling. Most of all she treasured time she was able to spend with her family especially her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Lottie Spillers; husband, Loren Ganoe; son, Roger Ganoe; and siblings: Arlene Galetich, Marilyn Oneal and Larry Spillers.
She leaves behind her children: Marsha Ganoe of Adel, Larry Ganoe (Shirlee) of Redfield , Susan Bair (Denny) of Adel, and Jack Ganoe (Maria) of Redfield; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends that will miss her dearly.