Margaret Minnie Ours
September 26, 1923 – June 22, 2020
It is with heavy hearts and great sadness, we announce the death of Margaret Minnie Ours (Citrus Heights, California), who passed away on June 22, 2020, at the age of 96, leaving to mourn family and friends. Please leave a sympathy message to the family on this memorial page to pay them a last tribute.
Mortuary arrangements are under the care and direction of Reichert’s Funeral and Cremation Services; please call (916) 729-2229 for more information.
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Margaret Minnie Ours
June 30, 2020
Margaret (Griffiths) Ours was born at home on a farm in Bristol, Wisconsin. She was the daugter of David Morris Griffiths and Emma Lena (Pofahl) Griffiths. They preseded her in death along with her brothers and sisters. Aurora (Griffith) Holzhausen, James Griffiths, Mildred (Griffiths) Heckel, Helen (Griffiths) Stoxen and Arthuur Griffiths.
She married John Edward Ours on June 21, 1946. He preceded her in death on December 16, 1992 after forty-six years of marriage. She attended local schools and graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School in 1941. Margaret worked for twenty-five years at Kenosha Memorial Hospital as a nursing assistant.
After retiring in 1979, they moved to Lake Almanor, California and later on down to Roseville, California. Margaret enjoyed crafts such as knitting and crocheting. After her husband died, she did volunteer work for the Roseville Senior Center. She also had a passion for working on her family genealogy and kept in touch with several relatives throughout the years.
She is survived by her children: Lynda (Ours) Moskalik and her husband Carl in Brookings, Oregon, and her son Donald and his wife Beth (Kinlen) Ours in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Grandchildren: Mindy (Ours) Evans and her husband Robert, Jonathan Ours and his wife Kelly Jo (Chapman), Jenifer (Moskalik) Klaus and her husband Christopher, Benjamin Ours and his wife Amy (Klebenow), Emily (Ours) Erpelding and her husband Mark, David Ours with his partner Mike Visetsouk, Maxwell Ours and his wife Emma (Donlin), Jillian Ours and Daniel Ours.
She is also survived by fifteen great grandchildren: Benjamin, Olivia, Sophie, Kaelyn, Haley, Molly, Jacob, Sophie, Jonathan Jr., Xander, Charles, Jadzia, Stella, Dax and Baby Ours on the way.
Her last residence was the Magic Moments Elder Care where she lived with four other women and her caregivers, Dan and Kathy Gonzales. She passed away peacefully in her sleep at home at the age