Margaret Fleegel 1930-2019
Margaret Fleegel, 89, a former Chelsea resident, passed away surrounded by her family on Sept. 9, 2019 at Country Gardens, where she had resided for the past year, under the care of Hope Hospice. A funeral service took place on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Whittlesey with Rev. Gary Lodholz officiating. Visitation was held that morning from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Interment followed the luncheon at Chelsea Cemetery in Chelsea. Her grandchildren served as pallbearers.
Margaret was born on March 18, 1930 to Joseph and Magdalene (Kraemer) Imbach in Medford. Margaret married Ervin Fleegel on April 23, 1949 and he preceded her in death in 2012. Together they raised six children. Margaret and Ervin owned and operated a dairy farm. In her free time she enjoyed quilting, sewing, embroidery and gardening.
Margaret is survived by her sons, Steve (Lynette) Fleegel, Gary Fleegel, both of Medford and Edward Fleegel of Stetsonville; daughters, Linda (Dave) Slachetka, Lois (Henry) Brandner and Peggy (Joseph) Grunwald, all of Medford; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and her sisters, Mary Ann Leffel of Colby and Marcella (Clarence) Judnic of Medford. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, Margaret was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, Joseph Imbach and Lena Gumz.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be designated to the family for use at a later date.
Hemer Funeral Service of Medford and Rib Lake has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences can be left at www.hemerfuneralservice.com.