Services for Margaret Ellen Workman, 89, were held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 31 at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Durant, with Pastor Nate Montover officiating. Pallbearers were Jeffrey Workman, Randy Noggle, David Thompson, Franz Neff, Todd Sherwood, Tandy Noggle, and Jason Workman.
Interment was at the Durant Cemetery.
Mrs. Workman died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf.
Margaret Fick was born Feb. 16, 1923, in rural Muscatine, the daughter of Christian and Anna (Resnick) Fick. She graduated from eighth grade at Sunnyside District School #4 in Wilton in 1937. She married LaVerne Workman on Sept. 30, 1945, at Zion Lutheran Church in Muscatine.
Mrs. Workman was a 61-year member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, where she had taught Sunday School, and helped maintain the flowers in and around the church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star Purity Chapter, Royal Neighbors of America, Durant Garden Club, Durant Senior Citizens, and Women of the Moose, Muscatine.
She was a volunteer for 22 years at the former Davenport Medical Center/Davenport Osteopathic Hospital, retiring in 2002.
Her hobbies were flowers, gardening, cooking, arts and crafts, reading, volunteer service, and spending time with her family and friends.
Memorials may be made to Gloria Dei Lutheran Church or the Durant Ambulance Service.
Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Cindy (Tandy) Noggle, Wilton; sons, Denny (Trinnie), Stockton, Gary (Judy), Durant; grandchildren, Jason Workman, Christine (David) Thompson, and Jeffrey Workman, and Randy Noggle, and Mindy (Todd) Sherwood; and a great-grandaughter.
She was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Lily and George Tevis, and a brother and sister-in-law, Henry and Ruth Fick.
Online condolences may be made at www.bentleyfuneralhome.com