In Memory of

Margaret L. Nation

November 19, 1922 - November 4, 2012
Margaret L. Nation was born Nov. 19, 1922, at Washta, Iowa, to Frank and Alice (Baker) Witcombe and attended school to the 11th grade in Iowa. She married Dale Nation Oct. 6, 1942, at Cherokee. They lived at Cherokee. Margaret was a housewife. She enjoyed reading her Bible, spending time with family and friends. They enjoyed traveling. Margaret was also a collector of nutcrackers. They moved to Mesa, Ariz., in 1981. They moved to Norfolk in 1991. She was a member of First Church of Christ, Cherokee. Survivors include two daughters, Linda and Carl Santee of Norfolk, Dian and Steve Sand of Chandler, Ariz., four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband Dale in 2000.
Memorial graveside services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, at the Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Pastor Tom Lewis
Visitation will be held Wednesday, from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk, NE.
Cherokee Memory Gardens Cemetery Cherokee, Iowa


Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“Dian, I am so sorry to hear of the passsing of your mother. I still can hear her laughter! I lost my mom July of this year. Its been hard, but time eases your pain. Then the memories are always there. Hope you and your family are doing well. Sincerely, Carol Ballantyne Coombs”
- Carol J. Coombs
Friday, November 9, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“I am sorry that I will not be able to see you as I am unable to attend the memorial service on Friday. I'm thinking of you and praying that the good Lord will wrap his loving arms around you and bring you peace. She is truly 'in the garden' now :) I am grateful that I was able to see you and her on that happy occasion just a few weeks ago. Love you, Becky”
- Becky L Westphal
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“I have fond memories of your mother. My thoughts are with you during this most difficult time.”
- Mary Stilley Langerman
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“My sympathy goes out to Dian and Linda. I have never forgotten about Mag and the wonderful care that she provided to me when I was a foster child placed in her home. I remember her sense of humor and how she always seemed to be so grounded. I have missed her over the years. She has always held a special place in my heart. I thought you should know. Blessed be her memory.
Roxy ”
- Roxy (Sorensen) Rose
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 12:00 AM
“So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. As you know, she was like a second mom to me and I enjoyed her a lot. I will forever have very fond memories of her. ”
- Jeffrey D. Fishman
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