Biography Margaret “Marge” B. Schneider, age 92 of Montello, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at her home. She was born in Chilton, WI on November 19, 1920, daughter of Otto and Emma (Drews) Pingel. Marge received her education in the Chilton area. She married John Schneider Jr. in Sheboygan on June 14,1941, he preceded her in death on July 6th, 1985.
Marge was blessed with 4 children, Janet, who shares her life with her husband, William Burhop in Turtle Lake, WI, Donald, who shares his life with Cindy Ashley in Englewood, FL, Bruce, who shares his life with his wife Mary in Oxford, WI and Steven, who shares his life with Marlys Kerr in Oxford, WI; two grandchildren, Scott Burhop, who shares his life with his wife Annette in Turtle Lake, WI and Stacy (Burhop) Webert, who shares her life with Richard in Turtle Lake, WI; two step grandchildren, Alison (Troy) Huber and Brad Barta; five great grandchildren, Laci (Burhop) Yeske, Cody Burhop, Landon Burhop, Nichole Webert and Andrei Webert; one step great grandchild, Leigh Huber; three great-great grandchildren, Brayden Yeske, Baylee Yeske and Brock Burhop and many other relatives and friends.
Marge and her husband owned and operated the Brown Derby Tavern and Dance Hall in Sheboygan in the 40's and 50's. Upon relocating to the Montello area, she and husband operated the Brown Derby Tavern in Princeton and operated the Hilltop Restaurant in Montello. In her later years, Marge was a bartender at the Davis House Hotel and Supper Club and worked in the meat shop at Freitag's IGA.
Marge loved her family and cherished her friends. She was active and independent. Always taking care of herself, not wanting to burden anyone, right up to the moment of her passing. She was a caring person, always helping out when she could and sharing with others. She often cooked and baked for her neighbors. She enjoyed going out for breakfast almost every morning to share time with her friends. Always ready to go out with her family and friends, enjoy a drink or two and be entertained by the video machines.
Marge loved being a part of the annual deer hunt, making her famous meat biscuits for her children and friends.
She was an avid sports fan, cheering on all Wisconsin teams. The Packers were her favorite team. You could hear her cheer them on every game.
Marge wrote the following:
To My Family and Friends:
If my parting has left a void, then fill it with remembered joy. A friendship shared, a laugh or a kiss. Be not burdened with times of sorrow. I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow.
My life has been full, I savored much. A wonderful family, good friends, good times and a loved one's touch.
God said it is time, you must go. He set me free!
A memorial service for Marge will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Packwaukee with Pastor Frank Giebel officiating. A memorial visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service at the church. A Celebration of Life Luncheon will follow the service at Mazureks Buffalo Lake Supper Club, Montello from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. It is her desire that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in Packwaukee, WI.
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