Mary Margaret Troendle, Waukon, Iowa, June 19, 2020

Mary Margaret Troendle, 86, of Waukon, Iowa, passed away peacefully, Friday, June 19, 2020. She was born December 18, 1933, in Waukon Junction, Iowa, the daughter of Ed and Violet Donahue. She started her life on Donahue Road, near Waukon Junction in Yellow River Forest.

Mary married Bill Troendle, and the two would raise five children together. Mary farmed on Faegre Road. While together they started the Red Barn Resort and Campground outside of Lansing, and also had an antique store in town. Mary worked for the Decorah School System for fifteen years. Mary loved her life and family most of all, she also enjoyed garage sales, quilting and going to auctions. She enjoyed people, she loved to talk about all life experiences.

Mary is survived by her children, Donald Troendle of Cincinnati, Ohio, Randy (Patti) Troendle of Cottage Grove, Minnesota and Dennis (Debra) Troendle of Lansing, Iowa; many grandchildren; great-grandchildren; siblings and nieces and nephews.

Mary was preceded in death by her sons, Bill Troendle and Gary Troendle and her parents.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mary’s honor may be given to Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lansing, Iowa.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 am on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Lansing, Iowa with a visitation two hours before Mass from 9-11 am, on Thursday at the church in Lansing, Iowa. Rev. John Moser will be the Celebrant.

Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, Lansing, Iowa with a fellowship luncheon following back at the church.

Thornburg-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Lansing, Iowa is helping the family with the arrangements.

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