Margaret A. Neitzel
Feb. 11, 1926 ó Nov. 28, 2014

Margaret A. Neitzel, 88, of Ashippun, passed away on Friday, November 28, 2014, at Three Pillars Skilled Nursing in Dousman surrounded by her family.

Margaret was born February 11, 1926, in the Town of Erin, to William F. Sturm and Anna (nee Schultz) Sturm. She was united in marriage to Elroy A. Neitzel on August 22, 1948, at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Neosho.

Along with her husband, Margaret owned and operated Neitzelís Grocery in Ashippun. She enjoyed sewing, refinishing and reupholstering antique furniture.

Margaret is survived by her children, Gary Neitzel of Roscoe, Ill., Tom Neitzel of Milwaukee, Karen Neitzel of Waukesha and John Neitzel of Lebanon; grandchildren, Emily (Patrick) McIntyre of Loves Park, Ill., Aaron Neitzel, Lauren Neitzel, Nicholas (Ariel) Dexter, Alexandra Neitzel and Hanz Neitzel; and great-grandchild, Savannah Neitzel. She is also survived by her brother Robert Sturm of Yucca Valley, Calif., along with many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Elroy; six brothers; two sisters; and other family members.

Services for Marge were held Wednesday, December 3, at Pagenkopf Funeral Home. Burial followed the service at Pilgrimís Rest Cemetery in Lebanon.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit