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Margaret Wick

May 27, 1918 — January 24, 2016

Margaret D. Wick, 97, of Duluth passed away Sunday, January 24th 2016 at Viewcrest Health Center. Margaret was born to Ernest and Ida Bodin in Duluth, May 27th 1918. She grew up in Duluth's West End/Lincoln Park neighborhood, attending Bryant Elementary, Lincoln Jr. and Denfeld High Schools, graduating in 1937. At Denfeld she was elected Girls Club President and awarded the "Character Cup" in her senior year. Margaret married Henry Wick, January 24th 1941, moving with him to the East and West coasts while he was in the Navy. In Duluth she was a Girl Scout Brownie troop leader, member of the Ensign Elementary PTA, Ensign Flower Garden Club, lifelong member of First Covenant Church where she participated on many boards and committees. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Margaret had a "green thumb", enjoying gardening, sewing, camping and traveling with Henry in their motorhome to many areas including Southwestern states in Winter and later a trip to Alaska. Margaret set a wonderful example of how to treat others with kindness and respect. She and her fun loving nature and sense of humor will be greatly missed. The family wishes to convey special thanks to the staff at Primrose Retirement Center and Viewcrest Health Center for the care provided to Margaret these last years. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Ida; her husband, Henry; sisters, Virginia Olson and Donna Wolean; her brother, Allan Bodin. She is survived by twin sister, Muriel Axtell; a brother, Donald Bodin; a daughter, Christie (Paul) Helquist; a son, Mark (Joan) Wick; grandchildren, Sandra Helquist, Kristina (Brad) Zollar, Ann (Joseph) Leland, Wayne (Casie) Wick, Judith Wick and three great grandchildren. Visitation: 10 am Friday, January 29, 2016 at First Covenant Church, 2101 West 2nd St, Duluth, until the 11 am Funeral Service. Pastor Mark Kelly officiating. Memorials to First Covenant preferred in lieu of flowers. To sign the guestbook on line, visit Williams Lobermeier Boettcher Funeral Home is entrusted with final care.

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