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Magdalen "Maggie" Van Havermaet

July 23, 1924 — March 31, 2020

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

Magdalen "Maggie" Van Havermaet

Magdalen G. “Maggie” Van Havermaet, age 95 of Sauk Centre, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at Getty Street Assisted Living in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.

A graveside service was held on Thursday, April 2 at St. Paul's Cemetery in Sauk Centre.

Magdalen Gertrude Krantz was born July 23, 1924 in Spring Hill Township, Stearns County, Minnesota to Peter and Susan (Weymann) Krantz. On January 3, 1949 she married Joseph Van Havermaet at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Melrose. The couple resided in Fort Bliss, Texas for three years while Joseph was serving in the U.S. Army and then made their home in Sauk Centre.

She was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre, Christian Women, Paul F. Donart V.F.W. Auxiliary Post 2853, and the Runestone Amateur Radio Club in Alexandria.  Maggie loved embroidering dishtowel sets for nearly everyone in her family.

Survivors include her six children, David (Ruth) Van Havermaet of Blaine, Wayne "Barney" (Deb) Van Havermaet of Burtrum, Tom (Marilee) Van Havermaet of Inverness, Illinois, Diane (Bob) Pallow of Sauk Centre, Dale (Jane) Van Havermaet of Hawley, and Gary Van Havermaet of Provo, Utah; 20 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Van Havermaet on November 13, 2007; parents; brothers, John, Ben, Frank, Math, Henry and Peter Krantz; and sisters, Veronica Viere, Martha Douvier, Anna Och, and Rose Douvier.

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