Margaret Zaderaka

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Margaret Ellen Zaderaka, 84, longtime Max area resident, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, January 24, 2024 in a Minot hospital.

Margaret was born on December 4, 1939 at Fargo, ND the daughter of Gustav and Eleanor (Calder) Geiszler. She was raised in Fargo until her family moved to Minot when she was five years old. She graduated from Minot High School in 1958 and furthered her education at the Minot Business College. She was employed with Schmidt, Smith Consulting Engineers for two years.

Margaret was united in marriage to Eugene “Gene” Zaderaka on September 3, 1962 in Minot. Following their marriage, they made their home on a farm in Economy Township near Max since 1962, where they raised their three sons.

She also owned and operated a craft store in Max called “White Ware by Margaret” for several years. She was active in the community of Max in a number of capacities. She became a resident of Somerset Court in November of 2022.

Margaret was a former member of the Nazarene Church of Benedict, where she played the organ and piano for a number of years until it closed. She and Gene were currently members of Immanuel Baptist Church in Minot. She enjoyed sewing, traveling, knitting, crocheting, gardening and attending her grandchildren’s activities.   Margaret had a passion for playing the piano and continued playing during her lifetime, quite often playing for the Somerset residents.

Her loving family includes, husband of 61 years, Gene; children, Mark (Lori), Dean (Heidi) both of Minot and Marlo of Rapid City, SD; grandchildren: Cole and his fiancé, Madison, Emily, Hannah, Sam, Zoe, Dylan and Levi; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Elaine Fischer, Florence Weist.

Funeral service:  Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. in Immanuel Baptist Church, Minot. To view a livestream of the service access http://www.facebook.com/ibcminot
Interment: Max Baptist Cemetery, rural Max.
Visitation: Monday, January 29th from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Immanuel Baptist Church, Minot
Memorials: preferred to the Central Dakota Humane Society, Mandan. 


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