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Margarete Hasserodt

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“Margarete will always have a special spot in my heart .She was a bright shining light in my life as a young girl .She passed her love of gardening...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Ellen Rancilio - Beverly Hills, MI

“As I rode my bike on east river past the land conservancy, there was Margarete planting wild flowers. Stop and talk and off I would go. Good memories...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: james bintinger - grosse ile, MI

“Paul and Anke, we are so sorry for your loss. Sounds like she was my kind of gal! ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Patti Simetz - Traverse City, MI

“My most sincere condolences to your entire family. She will always be remembered as a wonderful person! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa Roberts - Wyandotte, MI

“Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of Mrs. Hasserodt. She was a gift to the community and a true patriot. May God grant her...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jill Ryan - Grosse Ile, MI

“Rest In Peace, Oma! I'll miss you, dearly. You have made such an impact on my life and I will cherish all of my best memories with you. With love,...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Max Robinson - Wyandotte, MI

“I'm so sad to hear of Margarete's passing, but will remember with great fondness our many times working together on Conservancy projects. She was a...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Liz Hugel - Grosse Ile, MI


"Margarete Hasserodt lived a life filled with love of family, nature, and community. She used her seemingly boundless energy as an activist and as a volunteer for organizations that were very important to her such as the National Organization for Women and the Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy. As a naturalized U.S. citizen she was also very committed to democracy and the preservation of voting rights; she was proud to serve many years as an election precinct co-chairperson for the Township of Grosse Ile. Her biggest honor was to be named the 2008 Citizen of the Year by the Grosse Ile Rotary. Her most favored role, however, was always to be "Oma" to her four grandchildren. Margarete was strong, tenacious, a true force of nature! Her family is grateful that she was able to die peacefully at home surrounded by her beloved family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her."
Memorial contributions to honor Margarete may be made to the Grosse Ile Nature and Land Conservancy