Margaret O. Blumke Doerfer

Verona, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 20 Apr 2003 (aged 79)
Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Verona, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
Plot Section O, Plot 39, F
Memorial ID 31629241 · View Source
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VERONA - Margaret O. Doerfer died Easter Sunday, April 20, 2003, at St. Mary's Care Center surrounded by her family. She was born on Dec. 13, 1923, in the township of Verona, to Herman Blumke and Emma Maurer Blumke. She married Fredrick "Fritz" Doerfer on May 8, 1947.

She lived her entire life on the Blumke homestead and was an active, lifelong member of St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church, Verona. Margaret gave of herself through Girl Scouts and was a leader for many years of the Gordon-Go-Getters 4-H Club. She loved her girls, enjoyed the outdoors, her flowers, gardening, bowling, and playing cards.

She is survived by her three daughters, Marilyn Doerfer, Middleton, Carolyn Doerfer, Verona, and Evelyn Cain, Verona; a son-in-law, Mark Cain; two brothers, William L. Blumke and Robert H. Blumke; a sister-in-law, Olga Blumke; two brothers-in-law, the Rev. Donovan (Faith) Doerfer and Clyde Woody; many special nieces and nephews; cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fredrick, on Nov. 1, 1970; a brother, Harold Blumke; a sister, Dorothy (Elmer) Wesenberg; an infant brother, Herbert Blumke; and two sisters-in-law, Frances Woody and Helen (Garfield) Schmid.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23, 2003, at ST. JAMES LUTHERAN CHURCH, 427 S. Main Street, Verona, with Pastor Frank Maxwell officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2003, at JOYCE-RYAN VERONA FUNERAL HOME, 118 N. Franklin St., Verona, and also from noon until the time of the services on Wednesday at church. Burial will be at the Verona Cemetery.

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