Margaret S. Fahney, 87

Margaret S. Fahney, nee Geib, of the town of Saukville, died on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2008 at the Samaritan Health Center at the age of 87.

She was born on Oct. 24, 1920 in West Bend to the late Bernard and Helen (nee Laufer) Geib.

As a young child, the family moved to Little Chicago near Athens, Wis. At the age of 14, she returned to the town of Trenton area.

After her marriage to Carl Fahney on Feb. 11, 1939 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg, they settled on a farm in the town of Saukville, where she lived and worked the rest of her life. Carl preceded her in death July 11, 1947.

On Oct. 30, 1954, she was united in marriage to Ruben H. Fahney at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Newburg.

She was an avid gardner and enjoyed tending to the vegetable gardens and flowers beds.

She was a charter member of the Wasaukee Horseman's Club.

Survivors include her husband Ruben; three children Joyce (Robert "Butch") Krueger of Saukville, Gerald (Judith) of Baraboo and Jeff of West Bend; one son-in-law Paul Kraus of Athens; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two brothers Bill Geib of Newburg and Anthony (Virginia) Geib of Fillmore; four sisters-in-law Anita Geib of Fond du Lac, Marcella Tesker of Saukville, Jane Fahney of West Bend and Marty Fahney of West Bend; other relatives and friends.