Margaretha "Peggy" Hofman

Oct. 3, 1931 - Aug. 28, 2009

Margaretha "Peggy" Katharina Agatha Hofman, born Oct. 3, 1931, entered eternal life Aug. 28, 2009.

She was born in the Netherlands and emigrated to the United States with her former husband, Maarten Van Zevenbergen, and daughter, Elly (McHenry) in March 1957. Michael, their son, was born in the United States. Peggy lived in Milwaukee for many years before moving to Waukesha, and most recently was a resident of New Berlin. She worked as an international contract secretary for the Koehring Division and Bucyrus Erie, and was also a customer service representative for Enerpac.

She was a beloved "Oma" to Cale (Michele) McHenry, Ben McHenry, Colleen (David) Bentfield, Sadie O’Connor and Carly O’Connor, and great-grandson Roan McHenry. She is also survived by her brother, Hans (Rina) Hofman; sister, Nel (Jaques) Simons; and many nieces and nephews.

Her parents, her brother, Wim, and longtime friend Marion Eastern preceded her in death.

A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 13, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. The Rev. Bill Humphreys will preside.

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