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Margaret Rose "Marge" Fontana


1925 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Margaret Rose "Marge" Fontana Obituary
Fontana, Margaret Rose "Marge"
Marge, 90, of Prescott Valley, AZ. passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her family on April 16th, 2016. She was born on December 9th, 1925 in Bruno, NE. She graduated high school at South High School in Omaha, NE. She worked with SRP, The Arizona Republic & the San Diego Tribune before she became a beloved homemaker. She moved from San Diego, CA to Prescott Valley which she was proud to call her final home the past 30 yrs. She was an active member of the Elks & Moose Club & also to the Prescott Valley community as she had touched so many lives. She loved all of her family and friends dearly along with cooking, traveling which included many travel adventures with The Master's Touch Tours, polka music, singing karaoke, her love for her cats, putting on extravagant parties, but most importantly her passion for oil & china painting. Marge was preceded in death by her late husband of 39yrs, Walter Fontana. Marge is survived by her daughter Peggy Detweiler (Keith), step-children Janice Fontana (Linda), Sharon Fulkerson (Dave) and Dan Fontana (Nancy), grandchildren Eric, Allison, Alayna, Liza, Aaron, Brent & Devon along with 13 great grandchildren & 2 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sweet cat, Sony. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 at the Sunrise Funeral Home, 8167 E. State Route 69, Prescott Valley, AZ. 86314. A celebration of life will be held afterwards at Marge's house, 7943 E. Manley Dr. Prescott Valley, AZ. 86314. In lieu of flowers, we ask for you to please send a donation to Yavapai Humane Society in Prescott in the memory of Margaret Fontana. Phone number (928) 445-2666 ext. 106. Services entrusted to Sunrise Funeral Home.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Apr. 20, 2016
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