Margaret Sparrow, age 84,of Cambridge and formerly of St. Francis, died September 28, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 2nd at Strike Funeral Home-Isanti Chapel with Rev. Howard Skulstad officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Oakview Cemetery in St. Francis.
Margaret L. Sparrow was born February 16, 1926 in Minneapolis to Arthur and Genevieve Slifer. She was raised in Minneapolis and graduated from West High School and then from the University of Minnesota. Margaret married George H. Sparrow on October 16, 1948. They made their home in Excelsior and then moved to rural St. Francis in Isanti County. Her husband George died on October 10, 1988. Margaret had been a resident of the nursing home for the past 6 years. Her hobbies and interests included her horses and animals, reading, music and working on crafts.
Margaret Sparrow died September 28, 2010 at Grace Pointe Gables East at the age of 84 years, 7 months and 12 days.
Margaret is survived by her four children, George Sparrow of Isanti, Janet (Richard) Beard of Coon Rapids, Nancy (David) Kwapick of Finlayson, Barbara (Larry) Servaty of St. Francis; two grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and by other relatives and friends.