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Margaret M. Walden, 82

Margaret M. Walden age 82 of East Grand Forks, MN passed away on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 at the Edgewood Vista in East Grand Forks, MN.

Margaret Mary Vigen was born on May 26, 1928 in Grand Forks, ND the daughter of Hover and Regina (LaMoine) Vigen.  Margaret grew up in East Grand Forks, MN and attended school at Sacred Heart Catholic School, graduating with the Class of 1946.  Margaret then attended Aakers Business College in Grand Forks, ND.  On February 15, 1950 she married Ray Walden at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in East Grand Forks, MN.  Margaret worked as a bookkeeper for many area businesses. 

Margaret was a loving mother and wife who was strong in her faith.

Family members who survive Margaret include her children, Judy Trent of East Peoria, IL, David (Connie) Walden of Hawley, MN, Patty (Douglas) Bartley of East Peoria, IL, Duane (Karen) Walden of East Grand Forks, MN, Donald (Cindi) Walden of Two Rivers, WI and 11 grandchildren; Bethanie Trent, Jason Trent, Rian Trent, Jessica (Micah) Heckman, Anna Walden, Katie Walden, Lisa Bartley, Nathan Bartley, Amanda (Casey) Anderson, Andrea Walden and Travis Walden, 6 great grandchildren, brother, James (Barbara) Vigen of East Grand Forks, MN, sister-in-law, Candace Vigen of Grand Forks, ND and brother-in-law, Dan Walden of Erskine, MN.  

Margaret is preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers, Alfred and Howard Vigen, 2 sisters, Ruth Walden, Mary Ann Coons, 2 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild and son-in-law, Dan Trent

Memorials are preferred to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.

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