|Margaret M. Derganz Lasack
Widow of Emil Lasack
|Margaret M. Lasack, 81, of Wyoming, died Saturday, October 11, 2008, at Jackson County Regional Health Care Center, Maquoketa.
A Mass of Christian burial was held on Wednesday, October 15, 2008, at 10:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Oxford Junction, with the Rev. William Kneemiller officiating. Burial was in the Mayflower Cemetery, Oxford Junction, Iowa. Friends called from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lahey Funeral Home in Wyoming, where a vigil service was held at 6:45 p.m.
Margaret was born on May 13, 1927 in Jackson County, Iowa, daughter of Antone and Mary (Banowetz) Derganz. She graduated from Maquoketa High School in 1945. She married Emil Lasack on June 25, 1947 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Maquoketa. He died on September 18, 1986.
She was a homemaker and a very active member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Oxford Junction. She played keyboard at several area nursing homes, and at various other functions.
She is survived by her children, Michael (Madonna) Lasack of Martelle and Mary Ann (Joe) Kouba of Wyoming; four grandchildren, Wayne (Amy) Lasack, Anamosa, Carrie Lasack (and fiancé, Mark Clark) and Mark’s three children, Heather, Britt and Jenna of Cedar Rapids, Matt Kouba and Kristine Kouba, both of Cedar Rapids; two step-grandchildren, Carrie Lentner and family and Darrell (Candy) Lentner and family; one great-grandson, Brady Lasack; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Charles and Alice Lasack, of Lost Nation; sisters-in-law, Dorothy Welsh, of DeWitt, Blanche Keegan, Gladys Derganz and Gertrude Derganz, all of Maquoket and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, three brothers, Albert, Joe and Raymond, one sister-in-law, three brothers-in-law, and one daughter-in-law.
Submitted by: Janet A. Brandt
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