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Brigitte McGuire

August 20, 1933 ~ January 15, 2018 (age 84)

Brigitte (Kaseler) McGuire, age 84, of Albert Lea died Monday, January 15, 2018 at Prairie Senior Cottages.  A private family service will be held at a later date.


Brigitte was born April 20, 1933 in Halle-Saale, East Germany. She grew up in Halle-Saale.  She met Joseph McGuire while he was stationed in Germany and they were married on January 24, 1964.  They moved to Fort Polk, LA where Joseph was stationed for 20 years until his retirement.  The couple then moved to Albert Lea in the 1960s.  Brigitte worked at Miami Margarine. She was a member of the Elks and enjoyed crocheting, camping, gardening, and feeding the birds.


Brigitte is survived by her children, Petra (Greg) Grove and Susan (Glen) Freetly; grandchildren, Matthew (Tasha) Grove, Michael Grove, Mitchell (Courtney) Grove, Nicholas Freetly, Michaela Freetly, and Rachel Freetly; great-grandchildren, Benett and Averie Grove, Drake and Lily Grove, and Myles Grove; and brother, Klause Kaseler.


Brigitte was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph, and her parents.

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