Margaret E. Isenberg died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Spring Valley Care Center.

She was born Margaret Elizabeth Thompson, daughter of Elmer and Mary Jane (Adams) Thompson in Goldfield, Iowa, on Nov. 22, 1926.

On Aug. 30, 1947, she married Kenneth Isenberg in Mankato. She worked in the family business, Isenberg Equipment.

She was a very nurturing person, who always saw the good in people. She was happy to help others in any way she could. She enjoyed spending her time socializing with family and friends, sewing and traveling. She especially loved visiting her grandchildren and hearing about their lives.

She is survived by her children, Lois (Vernon) Wells of Carthage, Mo., Wayne (JoEllen) Isenberg of Spring Valley and Joan (James) Jacobs of Woodbury; grandchildren, Rusty Wells, Matthew (Tiffany) Isenberg, Laura (Michael) Kycek, Katie Isenberg, Andrew, Eric and Hannah Jacobs; great-grandsons, Kelyn, Jackson, Leighton, Andrew and Benjamin; sisters-in-law, Genevieve Jacobson, Shirley (Chuck) Supplee and Kay Isenberg.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Kenneth in 1988 and sister, Mildred Borel.

Funeral services for her were held Sunday, April 13, at Faith United Methodist Church in Spring Valley. Burial followed at Spring Valley Cemetery.

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