Mary Margaret Brickson, 98, formerly of Alta and Aurelia, passed away on February 11, 2009 in the Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake.
Funeral services will be held at a later date, with burial in the Alta Cemetery. The Boothby Funeral Home in Cherokee is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.boothbyfuneral.com.
Mary Margaret was on June 14, 1911 at Alta to William and Isabelle (White) Keister. She was a twin to Margaret Mary Keister and also had a younger sister Bonnie Keister. The family moved to a farm near Aurelia and Mary attended school there, graduating in 1929.
Mary Margaret was married to Orville Brickson in 1930 and they farmed until their retirement. The remaining years were spent on an acreage near Alta and in the Buena Vista Manor in Storm Lake for the past twelve years. Mary was an avid horse woman, winning many trophies over the years. and was an animal lover, especially her dog. "Puppy."
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Orville, in 1998, and her two sisters.
She leaves many fond memories to her surviving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.