Margaret L. Stegman age 89 of Neche, ND died on Saturday, September 23, 2006, at the Wedgewood Manor, Cavalier, ND. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 27, 2006, at 11:00 a.m. at the Christ Lutheran Church, Neche, ND. Visitation will be held Tuesday, September 26th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Jensen-Askew Funeral Home, Cavalier, ND. Visitation at the church for one hour before the time of services. Burial in the Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Neche, ND. Margaret Louise was born April 26, 1917, in Winnipeg, Manitoba and was adopted in 1919, and raised by Henry and Ida (Steinke) Stegman of Neche. She completed her public school education through the eighth grade and continued working on the family farm. On May 31, 1934, she married Carl F. Stegman at Neche. They resided on their farm for 28 years before moving into Neche. They were married for 60 years. Carl passed away on December 16, 1994. Margaret was a life-long member of Christ Lutheran Church, serving as organist for over 50 years. Being able to share her gift of music at weddings, nursing homes, and all kinds of celebrations brought much joy to her life. She is survived by sons, Earl (Dorothy) Stegman, Fargo, ND; Ralph (Jackie) Stegman, Neche, ND; daughter, Evelyn (David) Harris, Alexandria, MN; grandchildren, Nancy (David) Lyskawa, Susan (Tom) Stiller, Dan (Melissa) Stegman, Trisha (Tim) Leonard, Shelly (J.J.) Henke, and Joel (Nicole) Harris; great grandchildren, Samuel and Madeline Lyskawa; Thomas and Cole Stiller; Miles Stegman; Carly Leonard; Kaitlyn, Kamden, and Kooper Henke; sister, Gladys Mordan and several nieces and nephews. Margaret was also preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Stan, Ken, and Bert; and grandson, John Harris.