Margaret E. Fox

SANBORN – Margaret E. Fox, age 93, of Sanborn died on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at her home in Sanborn.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 20, at the St. Thomas Oratory in Sanborn. The clergy will be Father Dennis Labat. Interment will be in the Sanborn City Cemetery.

Visitation will be 4:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 19 at the Sturm Funeral Home, Springfield Chapel and will continue on Thursday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the St. Thomas Oratory. A Parish Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Margaret Elizabeth Fox was born on May 17, 1920 in Charleston Township, the daughter of Edward and Henrietta (Pape) Leopold. She was united in marriage to LeRoy C. Fox on September 5, 1942, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Sanborn. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church in Sanborn, participating with the CCW, and a member of the Farmers Golf Club in Sanborn. Margaret enjoyed cooking, baking, gardening, flowers, golfing, Scrabble, crossword puzzles, participating in social groups, and the art of always being right.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra (Dan) Sullivan of Aurora, Colo.; sons, Thomas (Laurie) Fox of New Ulm, David (Ruth) Fox of Sanborn, and Mark (Pam) Fox of Slayton; grandchildren, Colleen (Bob) Trask, Meg (Jake) Burgwald, Gena (Ben) Applebaum, Carlee (Patrick) Donohue, Casey (friend – Rob) Fox, Kristen (Cole) Altermatt, Matt Fox, Brandon (Kim) Fox, Jesse (friend – Marissa)Fox, Brady (Kelli) Fox, and Krystal (fianc – Josh) Fox; 10 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Jeannette Fox of Sanborn and Shirley Thram of Lamberton.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LeRoy in 1998; son, James; brothers, Alvin, Loren, and Orland; and a sister, Myrtle Wolter.

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