Margaret C. Thom, 92|
Margaret C. Thom, 92, a long-time resident of Cedarburg, passed away
Sunday, March 18, 2012, in Crystal Lake, Ill., surrounded by loving
Born on July 1, 1919, in Walhalla, N.D., she was the daughter of the
late Charles and Agnes Shambaugh.
After graduating from high school in Walhalla, she farmed in Neche,
N.D., with her husband, Walter, until the time of his death in 1965.
She then relocated her family to Cedarburg.
For over 20 years, Margaret was employed in Grafton. She was an
active member of Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Mequon and enjoyed
quilting, gardening, reading, and participating in community
activities. She dearly loved her family and cherished spending time
Margaret is survived by her loving children, Robert (Claudia) Thom of
Ripon, Terrence (Sharon) Thom of Waukesha and Susan (Douglas) Steltz
of Barrington, Ill.; her adored grandchildren, Jason, Sahnya, and
Alicia Thom, Joslyn Callegari, Anina Reinhart, Christopher, Justin,
and Casey Thom, and David, Peter, and Margaret Steltz; 12 cherished
great-grandchildren; five siblings, Faye Williams, Beth Olafson, and
Dallas, Don, and Charles Shambaugh; and many loving nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, her husband, her
parents, and six siblings, Lorena Thom, and Keith, Deane, Richard,
Scott, and George Shambaugh.
The memorial visitation will be held at 1 p.m. followed by the
Memorial Service at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Crossroads
Presbyterian Church, 6031 West Chapel Hill Road, Mequon. Friends and
family are invited to a reception after the service.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date at the
Neche Union Cemetery in Neche, N.D.
Memorials in Margaretís name may be directed to Alzheimerís
Association, (800) 272-3900, www.alz.org.
The family would like to thank the staffs at Bickford of Crystal Lake
and Heartland Hospice for their loving care.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
www.davenportfamily.com. For information, call Davenport Family
Funeral Homes and Crematory at (815) 459-3411.