Margaret Ruth Helen Lindsey


Margaret Lindsey, formerly of Altoona, IA, passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019 at Westchester Village of Lenexa, KS.

Margaret Ruth Helen (Broer) Lindsey was born January 9, 1930 in Eldora, Iowa. She was one of six children born to Will and Martha (Rieks) Broer.

She grew up on a farm near New Providence, Iowa where she attended school and graduated from New Providence High School with the Class of 1948.

On September 12, 1953, Margaret was united in marriage to Garth Lindsey at the Little Brown Church in Nashua, Iowa. They lived in various places throughout the Midwest.

She worked as a legal secretary, bank teller and an owner of a day care facility. Margaret was also a member of the Presbyterian Church in Steamboat Rock, Iowa.

Margaret was passionate about crocheting, crafts, singing in the church choir, fishing, traveling, going “across the street” (casino) and the Chicago Cubs.

Margaret passed away Wednesday morning, October 16, 2019 at Westchester Village of Lenexa, KS.

Those thankful for having shared her life include her husband of 54 years Garth (deceased in 2008); one daughter Joyce Ramus of Mesa, Arizona; one son Gary and daughter-in-law Roxann of Overland Park, Kansas; nine grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; and eight great-great grandchildren; along with other relatives and friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brothers and sisters, a son-in-law and a daughter-in-law.