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Margaret Helen Ann Bellrichard

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Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018

Time: 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

Worlein Funeral Home
Austin, Minnesota



Date: Saturday, May 26, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m.

Worlein Funeral Home Chapel
Austin, Minnesota


Grandview Cemetery
Austin, Minnesota



Margaret Bellrichard, age 84 of Austin, Minnesota died Friday evening, May 11, 2018, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, St. Marys Campus in Rochester, Minnesota.  Margaret Helen Ann Olswold was born at home in Lyle, Minnesota on November 12, 1933, the daughter of Christian and Mina (Gunderson) Olswold.  She attended school in Lyle through the third grade and completed her education in Austin, graduating from Austin High School in 1951.  Following graduation, Margaret worked at Northwestern National Bank and then as a clerk for the Geo A. Hormel Company.  On March 7, 1953, she was united in marriage to Dale Irving Bellrichard in Ft. Smith, Arkansas.   The couple made their home and raised their family in Austin.  In addition to caring for her five children, Margaret was the office manager for her husband’s business, Bellrichard Oil Company until 1997.   She enjoyed meeting her friends in their coffee clubs and playing games with her children and grandchildren.  Dale died on October 22, 2008.  Margaret continued to make her home in Austin, entering the Sacred Heart Care Center in 2013.  She was a long-time member of St. Olaf Lutheran Church.

Survivors include her five children, Larry (Cindy) Bellrichard of Austin, Craig (Barb) Bellrichard of Burnsville, Barbara (Mike) Raso of Austin, Karen Bellrichard of Austin and Jason Bellrichard of Austin; eight grandchildren, Kyra (Corey) Bellrichard, Paul (Yun) Bellrichard, Dan (Liza) Bellrichard, Aaron (Hanh) Bellrichard, Katie (Mario) Carter, Matthew Raso, Joseph Raso and Brian (Heather) Bellrichard; nine great-grandchildren, Lulu, Poppy, Solveig, Leo, Mia, Markus,  Rylee, Alexis and Alivia; one brother, Carlton “Jim” Olswold of Austin and many other relatives and friends.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dale and two brothers, Roland and Harland Olswold.

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 26th, 2018, at the Worlein Funeral Home Chapel in Austin, Minnesota.  Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 26th at the funeral home.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.  The Bellrichard family would like to thank the staff at Sacred Heart Care Center’s Assisted Living for the wonderful care they gave to Margaret during her time there.




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