Marguerite passed away on October 14, 2013 at the age of 94.
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She was born on August 1, 1919 in Wisconsin. She moved to Lodi with her family at the age of two and spent the rest of her life here.
She was preceded in death by her husband Calvin (Cap) Mettler, four brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her children - Carolyn Collins (John), Jan Luiz (Randy), Dan Mettler (Miriam), and Bill Mettler (Tenna). She also leaves behind 8 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, three sisters - Virginia Beckman, Lucille Beckman, and Dorothy Weaver.
Marguerite was a homemaker, 4-H leader, PTA mom, life time member of the Zion Reformed Church, where she was a Sunday school teacher, sang in the choir and involved in most aspects of the church. She was member of the Lodi Garden Club, Omega Nu, Woodbridge Golf and Country Club, and Lodi Memorial Hospital Auxiliary - serving as pink lady and working with the sewing group.
She loved her flowers, especially the iris ... making beautiful arrangements for every occasion. Marguerite enjoyed singing with her sisters, dancing with Dad, golfing, family camping vacations, traveling and always attended every sporting event that her children and grandchildren were involved in.
Visitation will be at Lodi Funeral Home - 725 S. Fairmont, Lodi on Tuesday October 22 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Private family committal will be at Lodi Memorial Cemetery - October 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm. The celebration of her life for all friends and family will follow at Zion Reformed Church, 105 S. Ham Lane, Lodi at 2:00 pm.
Donations my be made in her name to: Community Hospice - 2105 W. March Lane #2, Stockton, Ca. 95207 or to Zion Reformed Church, 105 S. Ham Lane - Lodi, Ca. 95242.
Lodi Funeral Home
725 South Fairmont Lodi, CA 95240
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Oct. 19 to Oct. 29, 2013