Margaret ‘Peggy’ Danecki, 83

Margaret E. "Peggy" Danecki (nee Stratton), 83, of West Bend, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2011, at the Samaritan Health Center, West Bend.

She was born Jan. 9, 1928, in Tekonsha, Mich., to the late John and Anna (nee Williams) Stratton. On May 25, 1946, she was united in marriage to Casimer "Dan" Danecki in Kalamazoo, Mich. Dan preceded her in death on May 26, 1978.

Peggy was a longtime member of Trinity Lutheran Church, West Bend, and the Dorcas Society. She loved big band and country music, especially Perry Como and Alan Jackson. She was an avid reader and loved playing Bingo and going to the Oneida Casino and Las Vegas.

She is survived by her five children, Veronica (Walter) Brown, Charlene (Larry) Hall, Deborah (Dennis) Wilke, Craig (Mary) Danecki and Curtis Danecki Sr.; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, John "Jack" Stratton Jr.; a sister, Barbara Crumbaugh; special friends, Dick and Betty Doede and Mary Jahnke; and other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Dan; a brother, Charles Stratton; five sisters, Ruth (George) DeBolt, Mary (Charles) Granger, Eleanore (Howard) Howe, Carrie Stratton and Alice Blodget; and a special friend, Al Vogt.

Funeral services in remembrance of Peggy will be held on Thursday, June 9, at 11:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 140 N. 7th Ave., West Bend, with the Rev. David Schoob officiating. Visitation will be at the church on Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Park in New Berlin at 2:30 p.m.

Memorials to the American Heart Association or Trinity Lutheran Church are appreciated.

Myrhum - Patten Funeral & Cremation Service, West Bend, is assisting the family. Online guest book and condolences may be found at