January 9, 1931-March 2, 2020
Margaret Mary Zueger, 89, died Monday, March 2, 2020 at a local hospital surrounded by her children. Margaret was born on Jan. 9, 1931, in Portland, Oregon, to Phillip and Agnes (Pendergast) Galluzzo, the oldest three children. She attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic School and Immaculata High School in Portland, graduating in 1949. After high school, Margaret attended Marylhurst College in Marylhurst, Oregon, and completed a bachelor’s degree in elementary education in 1953.
After graduation from college, Margaret accepted a teaching position at Vale Elementary School in Vale, Oregon. She met Albert M. Zueger, a local farmer in Vale. They married on June 16, 1956 at the Madeleine Catholic Church in Portland. After marriage, Margaret continued to work as a substitute teacher in the Vale School District and began . . .