Margaret A. Maffit, 89
March 29, 1928 -- July 18, 2017

Margaret “Peggy” A. Maffit (nee Arnold), passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, July 18, 2017, at Froedtert Hospital. She was born March 29, 1928, in Milwaukee to George and Elisabeth (nee Reums) Arnold. She was the wife of the late Wayne A. Wolfe and together they had three children. She later married Gilbert F. Maffit (September 1995). She was most proud of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Our mom’s loving guidance, comforting words will always be cherished, as we hold her in our hearts, forever. We will never forget our mom’s gentle love.

Peggy is survived by her husband, Gilbert Maffit; children, Judith Steinmetz, Debra (Gary) Ellingson and Michael (Kathy) Wolfe; 10 grandchildren, Michael (Sarah) Steinmetz, David Steinmetz, Ashley Steinmetz, Tracy Ellingson, Kristi (Eric) Dorner, Kimberly Ellingson, Steven (Jean) Ellingson, Brian (Meagan) Wolfe, Jason (Jessica) Wolfe, and Megan (fiance Jordan Schade) Wolfe; eight great-grandchildren, Connor Johnson, Isabella Burrows, Conrad Eifert, Brandon Eifert, Mason Dorner, Kate Dorner, Aubrey Dorner and Brantley Wolfe; and sisters, Arlene Saltzmann and Esther Ritke. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Peggy is preceded in death by her first husband, Wayne A. Wolfe; her parents; sonin- law, John Steinmetz; infant great-grandson, Brandon Johnson; and three sisters and four brothers.

A celebration of life for our mother will be from 10:30 a.m. noon Friday, July 28, at Washington County Memorial Park.

“You were our world, our inspiration and will live in our hearts.”

Love, Judy, Debbie and Michael

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or