Obit: Henkel, Margaret A. (1924 - 2008)

Poster: Robert Lipprandt



Surnames: Bergmann, Dix, Goessl, Hallberg, Harmel, Henkel, Pelot, Zinkowich


----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., WI) Thursday, August 7, 2008, Online Edition


Henkel, Margaret A. (Bergmann) (March 4, 1924 - July 29, 2008)


Margaret A. Henkel, 84, Medford, died Tuesday, July 29 at her son's home, following a battle with cancer.


Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 4 at Christ United Church in Athens, with Rev. Kenneth A. Dix officiating. Burial was at the Athens Village Cemetery.


The former Margaret Bergmann was born March 4, 1924 in the Town of Goodrich to the late Henry and Elsie (Harmel) Bergmann.


On November 15, 1941 at Christ Evangelical and Reformed Church, she married Oscar Henkel, who preceded her in death on March 12, 2002. She was a homemaker.


She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, knitting and camping.


Survivors include two sons, Russell (Ann) and Gary (Pat), both of Medford; a daughter, Linda (Harvey) Pelot of Wisconsin Rapids; a son-in-law, Dale Goessl of Vesper; three brothers, Norman, Roland (Jean) and Herbert (Priscilla), all of Medford; a sister, Carol (John) Zinkowich of Athens; six grandchildren, Erick and Raymond Henkel of Connecticut, Gregory Henkel of Medford, Christal Henkel of Colby, Scott Pelot of Albany, N.Y. and Pam Pelot of Neenah; and three great-grandchildren, Gregory, Brandon and Joshua Pelot, all of Albany.


In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Laurie Goessl; three brothers, Robert and two in infancy; and a sister, Elizabeth Hallberg.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Hope Hospice.


Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home of Athens assisted the family with arrangements.





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