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Born: Jan 26, 1930
Date of Passing: Jan 12, 2020Offer Condolences or Memory
Deeply missed and forever cherished, Margaret leaves behind eight children, Barb Zimbelman (Rev. Clyde), Dwight (Val), Chris (Heather), Tim (Deb), Phyllis Boon (Bart), Louise Braun (Murray), Andrew (Maureen), Brenda Edinger (Scott); 19 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one brother Hans Rogalski (Maria); as well as numerous family and friends.
She was predeceased by her husband Otto; parents; two siblings and a great-grandchild.
Margaret was born January 26, 1930 in Winnipeg. She married the love of her life, Otto Grauman in 1950. They primarily farmed in Moosehorn, MB where she was a faithful support to her husband, as a farm wife and a loving mother. Throughout her life, she was active serving God in the church in various roles, as well as in her world at large. She retired with Otto to Kelowna where they enjoyed their many friends, camping and taking motorcycle trips around the country. In 2002 they moved back to Winnipeg to be closer to family.
Margaret lived out her faith; consistently generous, gracious, grateful, joyful and content. She was a friend and hospitable to everyone she came across. Many people were blessed by the work of her hands, as she knitted for many causes close to her heart, well into her later years.
A memorial service for Margaret will be held Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Rowandale Baptist Church, 162 Rowandale Avenue, Winnipeg.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Chain of Love Orphanage in Brazil, an organization very dear to Margaret's heart. For donation information see www.friendsfs.ca.
As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Jan 18, 2020
Condolences & Memories (6 entries)
We were snowed in the day of Margaret’s memorial. Would have loved to see her family. Just wanted to share that she was my greatest prayer warrior and never let me go. I’m sure my name was on her fridge for sure. But to think you will meet her again. God bless and keep you all. Ken and Jane Price. ❤️ - Posted by: Jane and Ken Price (Friend ) on: Jan 21, 2020
My deepest sympathies in the loss of your mom. May you be comforted by all the precious memories you shared with her. - Posted by: Pam Wazney (Friend and coworker of daughter Louise) on: Jan 20, 2020
My deepest sympathies to the families of Grauman and Rogalski, Margaret was a dear friend for many years married to my cousin Otto. I will cherish the many good memories of Margaret. Verna Sandison - Posted by: Verna Sandison (Friend) on: Jan 19, 2020
In my younger years, we would drive out to Moosehorn and spend a day on the Grauman farm. I have fond memories of our visits there with family and I especially liked spending time with the farm animals. Margaret always graciously welcomed us into her home. I was amazed how she was able to manage raising her eight children in addition to all the farm chores. We even learned how to churn butter while we were there! My condolences to all her children and loved ones as you grieve the loss of someone whom you loved so much. May you cherish all the beautiful memories you have of Margaret and may it give you peace to know that she is with her Lord. - Posted by: Angela (Maria Rogalski's niece) on: Jan 18, 2020
Margaret was a sweet , loving , gentle , compassion lady. She was one of the first person to invited my husband and I over for lunch. A great cook. She loves the Lord with all her heart, mind and soul. She walked the talk. I am having some trouble at the house with heating etc.. so I am so sorry that I won’t be able to there for her funeral. My deepest condolences to the family. I know you will miss your dear mom/ Oma. But we have a wonderful hope that one day you will see her again. May the Lord Jesus comfort your hearts and bless you with His Peace. Love and prayers Maria Rempel - Posted by: Maria Rempel (A friend from Rowandale Church) on: Jan 18, 2020
Sincere condolences to the family Karen Mangl Linde - Posted by: Karen Linde (Friend ) on: Jan 18, 2020
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