Margaret Eleanor Liesener was born in Ashippun on September 14, 1910, daughter of Robert and Louisa (Lindert) Liesener. On May 29, 1948, she married Merlin L Krueger at the Church of Redeemer in Milwaukee. Merlin preceded her in death on October 17, 1993.
Margaret was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Watertown and its Ladies Aid. She enjoyed reading, sewing, cooking, baking and crossword puzzles.
Margaret is survived by her daughter, Nancy Krueger of Milwaukee and a step-daughter, Kay Hawke of Beaver, PA; three step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren, as well as nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Konradina Liesener, Ruth Ehlert, Amanda Tunak, Edna Liesener and five brothers, Arthur, Walter, William, Robert and Leonard. Margaret was the last member of her immediate family.
A Graveside Service for Margaret will be held on Tuesday, April 3rd at 11 a.m. at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown, with the Rev. John Boehringer, of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, officiating. Memorials, in Margaret’s name, may be given to St. John’ Lutheran Church Ladies Aid.
The family wishes to express their appreciation to Golden Living Center and AseraCare Hospice for their wonderful, compassionate care.
The Hafemeister Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hafemeisterfh.com.