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Margaret Hudlow Reiser

September 7, 1918 — August 2, 2021

Margaret Hudlow Reiser longtime resident of Beroun passed away Monday, August 2, 2021 at Lakeside Health and Rehab Center in Pine City at the age of 102 years, 10 months and 26 days.

Margaret Matilda Haller was born September 7, 1918 to John and Anna (Tombers) Haller in Osakis, Minnesota.  

Margaret left the family farm at the age of 17, moved to St. Paul to work for a family as their live in nanny; she did this for five years. She met Vernon “Jake” Hudlow in Excelsior where they enjoyed going to dances. They were married on June 10, 1941 in West Union. After moving from the Excelsior area they eventually settled on a farm east of Beroun. Margaret was a busy farm wife along with raising five children. She was an active member of the Beroun American Legion Auxiliary; serving as president, secretary and treasurer. In 1985, just months before Jake passed away they sold the farm and moved into the town of Beroun.    

Margaret married Curtis Reiser September 4, 1993. They enjoyed going to the casino, playing 500 and poker with friends and family. Margaret enjoyed several casino trips with friends. Through the years Margaret was very active in the Pine City and Hinckley senior centers; enjoying the meals, fellowship and even serving as the center’s president.

Just a couple months after celebrating and dancing with her children at her 100th birthday party she fell and broke a hip. After surgery, while at Lakeside for rehab she decided not to return to her home in Beroun and make Lakeside her home. While living at Lakeside Margaret had her sewing machine moved to her room and continued to mend clothes for friends, family and staff. She made and donated many quilts, stocking caps and scarves. During the pandemic she heard on TV that masks were needed and she ultimately made 600+ masks for family, friends and donated hundreds to several organizations. In the April 16, 2020 edition of the Pine City Pioneer; Margaret’s picture was on the front page and she was quoted as saying “as long as I have my sewing machine, I’m fine.”

Margaret is survived by her daughter Marlene Glasow of Chiloquin, Oregon; sons Frederick “Fritz” (Penny) Hudlow of Pine City, Richard Hudlow of Homosassa, Florida, William Hudlow of Wayzata, Robert (Vickie) Hudlow of Pine City; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; 17 great-great-grandchildren; many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands Vernon Hudlow, Curtis Reiser; son-in-law John Glasow; daughter-in-law Sheryl Hudlow; grandchildren Barry Nowling, Shelly Carlbom; infant great-granddaughter; sister Barbara Krebsbach; brother Jack Haller.

Funeral services for Margaret: 12 Noon; Saturday, August 14, 2021 at the Swanson Funeral Chapel in Pine City.  A time of visitation and reviewal is planned for one hour prior to the service at the chapel.  The interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Beroun.  A funeral lunch will be held immediately following the interment at the American Legion Post #51 in Pine City.

Memorials in Margaret’s memory may be directed to the Pine City and/or Hinckley Dining Centers.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the: Funeral and Cremation Service of Pine City, Swanson Chapel

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