WEST BEND

Margaret Louise Metz
Jan. 19, 1927 — Feb. 23, 2019

Margaret Louise MetzMargaret Louise Metz, age 92 years, of West Bend, formerly of St. Kilian, was called home to be with the Lord on Feb. 23, 2019, at Ivy Manor in West Bend surrounded by her loving family.

Margaret was born on Jan. 19, 1927 in Gadsden, Ala., to James and Georgia Holderfield (Cason). She was united in marriage to Mathias J. Metz on Oct. 13, 1945, in Gasden.

Margaret loved taking care of animals. She raised dogs, rabbits and birds. Margaret’s passion was fishing. Gardening, canning and decorating for Christmas were also important to Margaret. She always enjoyed watching the Brewers or playing a game of bingo, Yahtzee or putting puzzles together. Her favorite music was old-time county and polka. She was also able to live out her lifelong dream by going to the Grand Ole Opry. Margaret truly loved her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Those Margaret leaves behind to cherish her memory include her four children, Kenneth (Linda) Metz, Mary (Robert) Breit, Teresa (Neil) Brooks, Elizabeth (Rob) Bergeson; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Mathias; four sons, Jerome, Michael, Thomas, and John; two grandsons, Charles “Chuck” and Richard “Rick”; seven brothers and three sisters.

Funeral service for Margaret will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019 at Myrhum Patten Miller Kietzer Funeral Home, 1315 W. Washington St., West Bend, WI 53095, with Father Pat Heppe officiating. Interment at Holy Angels Cemetery in West Bend.

Margaret’s family will greet relatives and friends at the funeral home on Friday from 4 p.m. until the time of service.

Margaret’s family extends their heartfelt appreciation to the staff at Ivy Manor, Serenity Hospice and Com-ForCare for the loving care they provided.

The Myrhum Patten Miller & Kietzer Funeral Home of Kewaskum has been entrusted with Margaret’s arrangements. Additional information and guest book may be found at www.myrhum-patten.com.