Margaret Marschall

Margaret  Marschall
Margaret Marschall of Alamo Township passed away Wednesday, January 28, 2009 in Alamo. Mrs. Marschall was born September 25, 1914 in St. Louis, MO to Michael and Marie (Foltz) Ortman. Margaret was a member of the Alamo Triangle Club, the Alamo Historical Society, and a long time participant in RSVP (a shut-in program). She loved to read and bake cookies for her grandchildren. Margaret also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, working outdoors, vegetable gardening and canning. On March 2, 1934, in Chicago she married Joseph Marschall, who died in 1981. Also preceding her in death were her parents; her son, Chris Marschall; a grandson, Chris Marschall; two brothers, Melvin Ortman and Joe Ortman; and a sister, Betty Wilde. Surviving are her son, Melvin (Linda) Marschall of Otsego; a daughter-in-law, Sue Marschall of Rockford; a granddaughter, Diane (Gene) Slater of Otsego; 5 great-grandchildren, Michael (Jen) Slater, Scott (Kim) Slater, Keri Slater, Kevin (Laura) Slater, Kristy (Travis) Taylor; 3 great-great-grandchildren, Madisyn and Kolton Slater, and Gage Fifelski; several nieces and nephews. Friends may meet the family from 2 to 5 Sunday at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, Pastor Bill Walker officiating. Burial will be at Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park. Contributions in memory of Margaret may be made to the Alamo Community Congregational Church or the Alamo Nursing Home.
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