Margaret Koelpin


April 5, 1915 - Dec. 19, 2012



Margaret Koelpin (nee Reiff) passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at the age of 97 in Neenah, where she has lived with her daughter, Kathy, and husband, George (Lennie) for the last 17 years.


She was born April 5, 1915, in Milwaukee to Arthur and Ethel Reiff. She was the beloved wife of the late William P. Koelpin; loving mother of William (Janice) Koelpin, Michael (Judy) Koelpin and Kathy (George) Bresnahan. She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Koelpin; son William (Bill) Koelpin, sisters, Lillian and Dorothy, and great grandson Samual Cavaiani. Margaret is further survived by nine grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.


Margaret was a homemaker and a wonderful and loving mother. Her favorite things in life were spending time with her family. Visitation and funeral services were Wednesday. Margaret will be laid to rest at St. Jerome Catholic Cemetery in Oconomowoc.


The family would like to thank the staff at the Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah, Theda Care Hospice and Geri Care Cabin for all the loving care she received.


In Lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorials be sent in Margaretís memory to Theda Care Hospice.


Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, is serving the family. For further details, call 262-567-4457 or visit