Margery Roderick

Margery M. Roderick, 87, of Waukon died Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Funeral services were held Friday, September 5 at St. John's Lutheran Church in Waukon. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery, Waukon.
Margery Mae Roderick was born May 30, 1927 in Dorchester, the daughter of John Carl and Mattie Charlotte (Grotegut) Ehde. She attended Pleasant Ridge country schools and farmed with her parents until she got married; Margery then farmed with her husband.
April 29, 1948, Margery married Oliver Roderick at the Little Brown Church in Nashua. She was a dedicated farmwife, mother and homemaker. Known for her good cooking, Margery made sure the family always had wonderful meals on the table, along with homemade bread.
Margery and Oliver retired from farming in 1975 and moved closer to Waukon. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Waukon. She also enjoyed gardening, picking apples, and feeding and watching the birds.
Margery is survived by her husband, Oliver, of Waukon; four children, Colinda Roderick of Waukon, Burdell Roderick of Cassville, MO, Wynn (David) Wagner of Postville and Von (John) Collins of Waukon; five grandchildren, Brandon (Shannon) Roderick of Sparta, WI, Amanda (Nick Winter) Roderick of Waukon, Amy (Ian) McCormick of Waterville, Sarah (Kelly Pearson) Collins of Waukon, and Jason (Destiny Grotegut) Collins of Waukon; six great-grandchildren, Cael Rethwisch, Leo McCormick, Araina and Devlin Roderick, and Wayde and Harper Winter; two brothers, Galerd and Gordon Ehde; and her sister, Betty Halverson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Elmer, Verni and Orville Ehde; and her sister, Lorena Severson.
Casketbearers were Jason Collins, Brandon Roderick, Ian McCormick, Jeff Moe, Randy Ehde and Dave Prestemon. Online condolences may be left at