Margaret L. Menger, 57

Margaret L. Menger, 57, of the town of Wayne, passed away on Monday, June 23, 2008, at her home.

She was born on July 10, 1950, the daughter of Fred and Hedwig "Hattie" (Hug) Gurtner, and on April 5, 1970, she was united in marriage to Ronald Menger at St. Johnís United Church of Christ in Hartford.

Margaret was a member of Salem United Church of Christ in the town of Wayne. She enjoyed working as a volunteer and loved to knit. Margaret made thousands of scarves, hats and blankets for children. When her children married, they each received a handmade quilt from her and each grandchild received one as well. She will be deeply missed by her husband, her family and by all who knew her.

Survivors include her husband, Ronald; four children, Tom (Liliana) Menger of Menasha, Jim (Brigette) Menger of Minneapolis, Connie (Regan) OíNeill of Allenton and Heidi (Quin) Neldner of West Bend; her mother, Hattie Gurtner of Mayville; four grandchildren, Julia and Ian OíNeill and Natalia and Jacob Menger, other relatives and friends.

Margaret was preceded in death by her father and her in-laws, Fritz and Lucy Menger.

Funeral services for Margaret will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 27, 2008, at Salem United Church of Christ in the town of Wayne. The Rev. Daniel Schultz will officiate and burial will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday in the church cemetery.

Relatives and friends may call at the church on Friday from 4 p.m. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Volunteer Center of Washington County or Salem U.C.C. are appreciated.

The Miller Funeral Home in Kewaskum has been entrusted with Margaretís arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at