Margarethe Brunmaier

Margarethe "Marge" Anna Elizabeth Brunmaier

December 19, 1959 - December 19, 2019
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Marge was born December 19, 1959, in Pendleton, OR, to Donald Anderson and Anna (Jordon) Anderson. Don retired from the Army in 1965, and moved the family to Sturgis where he was an advisor to the National Guard. Anna was in the elder care business for many years and was a true family matriarch. Marge and her brothers, Ron and Tom, all graduated from high school in Sturgis. Marge was the youngest child and graduated in 1978. Marge went on to attend college at South Dakota State University and Back Hills State University.
Marge was very active in high school and had many friends. She loved being involved in drill team and Soul 20. Marge helped organize class reunions so she could catch up with her classmates and revisit fond memories. Marge played city league volleyball for many years. She also played the game Bunco once a month with some of her closest friends she had for decades.
In the Fall of 1982, Marge was employed at the exit 48 Mini Mart. That is where Marge and Bryan met when he would stop in every morning for coffee. They became a couple and were united in marriage on June 30, 1984. Levi was born that September, followed by Laura in March of 1989. A miniature schnauzer and poodle were also added to the family and everything was complete.
Marge grew up in a family devoted to caring for the elderly and began helping her mother in her early teenage years. Then in the early 1980’s, Marge started her own business caring for elderly, hospice, and individuals with special needs. Marge continued in that profession for the rest of her life. She helped many people with comfort and care in their own end of life situations.
Marge loved her friends and family in Germany and considered it to be her second home. As a child, she was able to spend the occasional summer in Germany, and as an adult, visited as frequently as she was able. Anything less than three weeks was too short. Marge maintained constant contact with family and friends in Germany and instilled the German traditions into her children. She enjoyed cooking German dishes and was well known for her German pastries and tortes.
Marge had a special connection with all animals, but especially dogs. She connected with them through love, kindness, and a peaceful nature. They seemed to detect her sincerity and would quickly seek out her love. Marge loved nurturing her many house plants. She also enjoyed playing candy crush in her free time but was modest about her world rank.
Marge’s greatest love was the one she had for her husband, her children, and especially for her grandchildren (Reagan, 8, Taylor, 6, Logan, 2, and one soon to come). Her life and love revolved around them and was unwavering, and their well-being always came first. There is a special place in heaven for Marge because of the faith she had, the selfless manner in which she did everything, and ceaseless compassion that drove her through life. She represented all that is good in this world.
Margarethe “Marge” Anna Elizabeth Brunmaier, 60, died Thursday, December 19, 2019, at her home in Piedmont.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, at Kinkade Funeral Chapel in Sturgis.
Memorial services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, 2020, at Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church in Black Hawk with Pastor Randy Sturzenbecker officiating.
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  • Visitation

    January 7, 2020 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    January 7, 2020 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Kinkade Funeral Chapel
    1235 Junction Ave.
    Sturgis, SD 57785
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  • Memorial Service

    January 8, 2020 | 11:00am
    January 8, 2020 11:00am
    Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church
    7308 Wedgewood Drive
    Black Hawk, SD 57718
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    Pastor Randy Sturzenbecker

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Posted at 10:22pm
We're so very sorry for your loss. We're thinking of you guys during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
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Becky ;Mary Braun

Posted at 08:23pm
My friend Marge,
There are so many memories and words to describe her: passionate about her family, friends, work and Germany, pride in her baking ( having experienced her Black Forest and Mandarin cakes, Birkenstock’s, cot out sweatshirts, hoop earrings, her hair always perfect, love of her dogs, Laura and Levi’s dogs plus her friends and clients pets, love of flying, stories of her visits to Germany, losing her Tanta Greta, fear of bad roads and snowstorms, ability to stand up for herself, pride in her children-we were there at their births and marriages, love of her grandchildren, she was so happy they lived close, boulevard and orange slices, would listen when you needed her, dancing with Bryan at the end of the night, loved musicals, and on and on.... I will miss you Becky

Thomas Cleberg and Lindsey Crooks

Posted at 01:22pm
Marge was an amazing lady, I'll never forget her. We wish you all the peace and consolation we can offer today.
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Kerri, Mindy, Olive, and Stein

Posted at 08:59am
Our hearts and thoughts are with you today: Bryan, Levi, and Laura. We love you dearly and hope to see you soon!
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Posted at 10:11pm
Sending my heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Margaret will be remembered with love by me and many many others. Rest In Peace Soul sister.
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