Margaret Elaine Sypersma, 95, born December 27, 1924 in Sioux City. Died February 26, 2020.
Services will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Faith United Presbyterian Church, (4327 Morningside Ave.) with visitation one-hour prior. Services are under the direction of Christy-Smith Funeral Homes, Morningside Chapel.
Parents were John and Ellen Johnson of Sioux City. Margaret married Harold Sypersma Sr. February 20, 1944 and moved to their farm east of Sioux City.
She was a member of Faith United Presbyterian Church and a proud long-time member of 3rd Presbyterian Church.
Margaret spent many hard-working years on the farm taking care of the family and pets. Margaret loved working, two of her favorite jobs were for Dairy Queen and Apple Tree Preschool in the baby room. Margaret also loved animals (especially dogs).
Survivors include 2 sons, Harold Jr. (Sandy) of Sioux City, Kurt (Sally) Sypersma of Sioux City; 4 grandchildren, Shawn (Sheila) Sypersma of Hinton, Iowa, Sheri (Cody) Griffin of Moville, Iowa, Paige Sypersma (fiancé Ben Moes) of Waukee, Iowa and Austin (Leah) Sypersma of Johnston, Iowa; 2 step grandchildren, Callie Jo (Chase) Peterson of Minneapolis, Minnesota and Kane O’Hern of Sioux City, Iowa; 4 great grandchildren, Zach Sypersma, Kayla Sypersma, Chase Sypersma, Colton Griffin, and step great-grandson Crew Peterson.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents John and Ellen Johnson, her husband Harold D. Sypersma, 2 sons, Kenneth and Richard Sypersma, brother Jack Johnson and sister Darlene Von Hagel.
Heart filled thank you to the staff at Countryside Retirement Home and to Hospice of Siouxland.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Humane Society and Hospice of Siouxland.