Mar. 20, 1939 – Aug. 24, 2017
Margareta Stork passed away peacefully at the Bethany CollegeSide Nursing Home in Red Deer on Thursday, August 24th, 2017. Margareta was born in Oberhausen, Germany on March 20, 1939 to Maria and Heinz Wittenberg. Margareta married her childhood sweet-heart, Helmut Stork on August 23, 1958 in Mulheim Ruhr, Germany. In 1959 they immigrated to Red Deer. Helmut passed away on February 8th, 2000 after a lengthy illness with Pulmonary Fibrosis.
Margareta is predeceased by her parents Heinz and Maria Wittenberg, and her husband of 41 years, Helmut Stork. She is survived by her Daughter Janet (Garth) Hartigh, her Daughter Irene (Don) Hecht, her four Grandchildren, Kelsey (Brandon) Van Der Vlis, Cody (Amber) Stauffer, Kaycee Hecht and Tanya Hecht, her four Great-Grandchildren, Kade, Hannah and Kallan Van Der Vlis and Hunter Stauffer, and her Brother Manfred (Ulrike) Jaap. She is also survived by her best friend and companion of ten years, Lothar Twardzik.
At Margareta’s request, a private family Memorial will be held at a later date.