Margaret C. Harvey

A private family service was held for Margaret C. Harvey (nee Carey), 96, of Cedarburg who died on Dec. 26, 2006 at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital.

Margaret was born in Clinton, Iowa, on Feb. 17, 1910, the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret (nee Duffy) Carey. She graduated from the University of Iowa in 1930 where she was a Delta Gamma.

Margaret married John T. Harvey and they had five children: Margo, Alice, Marian, Robert and Thomas. The Harveys raised their family in South Bend, Ind., where they were members of St. Matthew’s Parish, active volunteers in the St. Vincent DePaul Society and the Christ Child Society. The family moved to McLean, Va., in 1985. Margaret moved to Cedarburg this past summer to be near her daughter and family.

Margaret loved to travel, work crossword puzzles, read and socialize. She competed in and won several age-class walking races into her 90s. She was always interested in learning new things and encouraging young people in their endeavors.

Margaret is preceded in death by her husband John, to whom she was married for 54 years. She is survived by her children Margo (Clifford) Janiak of Cedarburg, Alice (Peter) Herman of Scarsdale, N.Y., Marian (Bob Meyers) Harvey of McLean, Va., Dr. Robert Harvey of San Francisco, Calif. and Thomas (Cathleen Black) Harvey of New York; grandchildren Meaghan, Erin, Pat, Duffy, Alison, Caroline, Peter, Morgan, April, James and David; several great-grandchildren, other relatives and dear friends.

Memorials to St. Vincent DePaul Society or the South Bend Chapter of the Christ Child Society appreciated. Online condolences may be sent by visiting