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Margaret L. Vikestad

February 14, 1932 — April 27, 2021

Margaret L. Vikestad, age 89, of Bel Air, Maryland passed away on April 27, 2021 at her home. Born in Lillehammer, Norway, she was the daughter of Trygve and Aletta (Stang) Langmo and wife of the late Walter Sterling Vikestad. Margaret grew up in Oslo, Norway until her family moved to New York City when she was 16. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Keuka College and did graduate studies at NYU and Towson State College. She moved to Harford County upon her marriage in 1955 and worked as a teacher in Harford County Schools. She was a member of the Sons of Norway, Norwegian American Club, Churchville Presbyterian Church, Harford Fuel Fund and former member of AAUW. She enjoyed traveling to her second home in Cape May, NJ and to her childhood home in Norway to visit extended family and friends. She also enjoyed playing the piano, frequently playing in church, outdoor activities and just being outdoors.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Ellen D. Vikestad; son, Paul E. Vikestad and his wife, Sheila; grandsons, Alex Vikestad and Erik Vikestad and his wife Erin; great grandchildren, Jackson and Lily Vikestad; brother-in-law Gilbert Williamson; 1 niece, 2 nephews and additional family.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Else D. Williamson.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Churchville Presbyterian Church, 2844 Churchville Road, Churchville, MD 21028.

**Service update**

The family will be hosting a Memorial Service on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 11 am at Churchville Presbyterian Church, 2844 Churchville Road, Churchville, MD 21028.

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