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