Margaret Loretta Tuohy; 97 passed way peacefully Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Chosen Valley Care Center, surrounded by her family.
Margaret was born October 7, 1922, in Chatfield, to William and Caroline (Williams) Ward. She Graduated from Chatfield High School, and then Two years of Business College in Minneapolis. On June 15, 1948, she married Thomas Clemens, in Chatfield. Thomas passed away 14 months later. Then on October 3, 1953, she married Sylvester Tuohy in Chatfield.
Margaret worked as a secretary for Interstate Power Company, and later as a Library Clerk at Chatfield High School.
Margaret is survived by 2 sons; Paul (Julie), and Kevin (Leslie), both of Chatfield; 3 Daughters Catherine (Dan) Clemens-Andrews of Canyon County, CA, Caroline (Charlie) Tuohy-Guerry of Gallatin TN, and Rosie (Kurt Biederman) Tuohy-Bezek of Crystal MN; 12 grandchildren, Chris, David, Rebecca Andrews, Kaitlin (Cory) Dunlay, Megan Tuohy, Matt (Maria) Udenberg, Katie Udenberg, Genevieve Guerry, Taylor (Kelsey) Bezek, Dustin, Alex, and Zach Bezek; 2 great-grandchildren, Jackson and Oaklyn Udenberg; one brother, James Ward of Sioux Falls SD.
She is preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Clemens, Sylvester Tuohy; daughter, Marybeth Tuohy; son, Peter Tuohy and his wife Denise; 5 brothers, John,Max, Joseph, Louis, Leo Ward; sister Mary Ward Lawler.
A Memorial Mass will be 12 P.M. Sunday, January 19, 2020, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Chatfield, with Father Edward McGrath officiating. Visitation will be before services from 10 A.M. to 12 A.M. at church. Burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery, in Chatfield.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers, to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
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