Margaret Ann Applegarth 1944–2020 South Saint Paul—Margaret Ann Applegarth, age 75, of South Saint Paul, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at her home. Services are pending. Margaret was born the only child to Ralph and Irene (Prchal) Cummings on June 21, 1944 in St. Peter. She was a graduate of Le Center High School. Margaret was a Critical Care Tech for Burlington Medical Center in Iowa for many years and also for St. Francis Hospital in Shakopee. She was a proud and faithful member of St. Mary's Catholic Church being brought up in a strong Irish Catholic environment. She was involved with the food pantry in Burlington which she loved doing for many years along with going to the YMCA. She loved cats, swimming and sitting in the sun. Margaret is survived by her children, Brian (Lynn) Whipps of Burlington, Iowa, Bruce (Vanessa) Applegarth from Belle Plaine, and Kelly Applegarth of South St. Paul; grandchildren, Tyler Brekke, Blake Whipps, Maggie Applegarth, Tychic Sterenson, and Tachelle MacDonald; great grandchildren, Neil Sterenson, Aliyah Mears, and Lily MacDonald. Margaret is preceded in death by her parents. Arrangements are with the Le Center Funeral Home. 507-357-6116. On-line condolences may be left at

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