Marget Schoenberg

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Marget L. Schoenberg

1942 - 2013

Margret Lily (Sperlich) Schoenberg, 70, passed away at her daughters home at 12:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 18, 2013.

She was born in Berlin-Schoeneberg, Germany on June 24, 1942. Following birth, she resided in Berlin, Germany, then Chicago, Ill., from 1949 until 1952, and has been a resident of Burlington since 1952. On Sept. 21, 1963, at St. Marys congregation in Burlington, Wis., she was united in marriage to William Joseph Schoenberg, who preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 2001. She worked as an accountant for McMahon-Veltus, S.C. She was a member of St. Josephs Church in Lyons, Wis., and an active member of her bible study group. She enjoyed giving back to her community and did so through breast cancer walks and literary council. She enjoyed walking, camping, hiking, fishing, penny slots, knitting club, spending time with friends and family, and travelling. She loved people and her home was open to everyone. Surviving are her daughters, Dawn (Nick) Covelli, Lisa (Martin) Swance, Keri (Seth) Redford; five grandchildren, Morgan (Jason) DeBaere, Ashley and Whitney Covelli, Kacey Swance, and Olivia Redford; great-grandchild, Weston DeBaere; and siblings Horst Sonny Sperlich, DeeDee Sperlich, Barbara Begale, Janice Jackley, and Harriet Schoenberg. She was preceded in death by her parents, Monica and Gerd Sperlich; husband, William Joseph Schoenberg; daughter, Theresa Ann Schoenberg; and brother-in-law, Richard Schoenberg.

A memorial service will be held at St. Josephs Church in Lyons on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. with Parish Director Dan Hull officiating. All memorials will be donated to METAVivor Research and Support, Inc. whose funding is applied towards metastatic breast cancer research.

The family would like to give special thanks to Dr. Frick of St. Lukes Hospital and his staff as well as VITAS Hospice, especially Robin and Beverly, for their unparalleled care and support.

Schuette-Daniels Funeral Home

625 Browns Lake Drive

Burlington, WI 53105

Published online at on Apr. 23, 2013
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