Margaret Wojt Obituary, Death – Margaret I. Wojt, 95, of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, passed away at the Clairemont Nursing & Rehab. There she lived as a resident. In the Canadian province of Alberta, Margaret Anderson was born on August 12, 1917, in the town of Coronation. She was born in Canada and was the daughter of William and Molly (Larson) Anderson. When she was a resident of Eau Claire, Boyd Elementary, which is located in the neighborhood’s Second Ward, was her top option for an elementary school.
While Margaret worked for the National Presto Cooker Company in Decorah, Iowa, she eventually met the man who would become her husband, Joseph L. Wojt. They got married and he became Margaret’s husband on June 24, 1939. After Margaret finished raising her family and cleaning the rooms at the Antler’s Motel in Eau Claire, she decided to go back to work there. After some time, she started working for the J.C. Penny Company, where she was in charge of keeping the sales floor clean up until the year 1972 when she finally decided to retire.
Margaret was a founding member of the North Presbyterian Church in Eau Claire, where she was a member of the congregation and attended services there. She took part in a variety of roles on the church’s boards and committees while she was a member of it. She was also an active member of the Church Women United Group, which met in Eau Claire. Margaret is survived by her son, Roger (Diane) Wojt, who currently resides in Minong but formerly resided in Eau Claire; two grandchildren, Holli and Cody (Junko Sakano) Wojt, along with their children Aika, Dakota, and May; and Evelyn Mickelson, who resides in Eau Claire.
Margaret’s husband died before she did. James, one of her sons, Duane and Cecil, both of her brothers, and Arvella Bandoli, one of her sisters, all passed away before she did. Her parents, her husband Joe, who also passed away in 1993, and one of her sisters had all passed away prior to her passing.