Margaret Anne Rock

January 30, 1953 - March 15, 2020


The public funeral services scheduled for Margaret Anne Rock have been canceled. A private family Funeral mass will be held. 

Margaret Anne Rock, age 67, died Sunday, March 15, 2020 at Ava’s House surrounded by her family.  Private family Mass will be held.

          Margaret was born January 30, 1953 in Ft. Hood, TX to William and Rose (Ervin) Rock.  She soon moved to Canton, SD where she attended school and lived until her passing.  Margaret spent 25 years working for Meals on Wheels and was active at the Canton Senior Center.  She also worked at the family fireworks stand for over 41 years.  She enjoyed talking with people and was known for her friendly waves from the garage.

          Margaret was a huge Canton C-Hawk fan who rarely missed an event.  Her family treasured her hand stitched quilts, banana bread, chocolate pies, and no-bake cookies.  She also enjoyed traveling, bowling and feeding the birds.

          She is survived by her mother, Rose; siblings, Terry, Claremore, OK, Jim, Richland, WA, Bob (Ellen), Sioux Falls, SD, Mike, Canton, SD, Paul (Josephine), Fallon, NV,  Alice (Tom) Kadinger, Bernie (Christy) and Patty (Dean) VanBockern, all of Canton, SD; 28 nieces and nephews; 64 great-nieces and nephews; and 1 great-great-niece; best friend, Dawn Burden; along with numerous extended relatives and friends.  She is preceded in death by her father, William and brother, Donald.


9 condolences have been left

  1. To the entire Rock family.
    I spent many hours visiting with Margaret over the past several years. She had such a great heart and was so proud of each and every member of her family. She fought so hard to beat this. She will be greatly missed by so many. Hugs and prayers to you all.

  2. So sorry to hear about Margret. I enjoyed working with her the 7 years I worked with her at the Canton Senior Center.

  3. Hello Rock cousins! So sorry to learn that Margaret has passed. What a loving spirit to have blessed your family and ours–she had such a mind for names and dates and was so proud of her family. Bless you all as you come together to celebrate her life and passing. I remember Donald’s funeral and I take joy in imagining Uncle Willie, my mom and dad, and Donald welcoming her to eternal life.
    We are sitting out Corona virus in Florida–hope it passes our door.
    Love to all,

  4. Paul, Bernie, Alice and the rest of the Rock family. So sorry for your lose. Always remember how she was always cheering for our church softball team. Again, so sorry.

  5. So sorry to hear this.
    Margaret was a friend to many and always a smile and greeting to all. Her love and concern for her family was always first.

  6. I think of you all at this time, and I pray for everyone in this moment of grief. The Lord holds Margaret in the palm of His Hand now — she is eternally safe.