Margaret J. Schipp

June 10, 1918 - June 10, 2008

Margaret J. Schipp, a lifetime Waukesha resident, died on her 90th birthday, Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at the Virginia Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born June 10, 1918, in Waukesha, to Martin and Ludmilla (nee Kobak) Horwith.

Margaret was a 1936 graduate of Waukesha High School. She was a longtime member of St. Josephs Catholic Church, where she was a member of the Christian Women. She had worked out of her home as a professional seamstress and later was employed at Carroll College. Margaret was an avid gardener.

She will be missed by her daughter, Mary (Carl) Petersen of the town of Genesee; grandchildren, Kathryn (Eric) Simpson of Golden Valley, Minn., and Matthew (Sandy) Barksdale of Milwaukee; and great-grandchildren, Riley Simpson and Henry Barksdale. She is further survived by her sister, Lorraine Horwith of Waukesha, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Schipp, on March 31, 1999, and her sister, Elizabeth Betty McHalsky.

Private services will be held at St. Josephs Catholic Cemetery.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.