Margaret E. Ziemer

Margaret E. Ziemer, 82, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at her home. Margaret was born on Jan. 15, 1935, in Clinton, North Carolina, the daughter of the late William and Rena Taylor. She attended Clinton Elementary School and Clinton High School. On Oct. 9, 1951, she was united in marriage to William C. Ziemer. In 1953, Margaret and William moved to Wisconsin. She liked to read, collect cookbooks, cooking, gardening, canning and flowers. More than anything, Margaret loved visiting with her friends and family, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Margaret is survived by her loving husband of 66 years, William; their six children, Sandra Stockinger, of Thiensville, Susan (Ken) Zacher, of Saukville, Bonnie (Tom) Sanfelippo, of West Bend, Mike (Therese) Ziemer, of West Bend, Debbie Saueressig, of Cascade, and Shelley (Gary) Hays, of Manteno, Illinois; 14 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Rena; her sisters, Ruby Erdman, Evelyn Zupan and Pearl Sneed; and her brother, Chester Taylor.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, at Salem United Methodist Church in Red River with the Rev. Claudia Deede officiating. Visitation will be held at Swedberg Funeral Home from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, and again at the church on Monday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Salem United Methodist Church for the building fund.

The family wishes to thank Unity Hospice, especially nurse Michelle, for all their care and support.