Passed away on February 14 at the age of 88. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Armand. Survived by her sister, Susan Weiler and daughters Victoria Diotte (LeRoy) and Pamela Oakes (Bill). Margaret was the loving grandmother of Jennifer Page (Tony), Mason Knechtle (Kim) and Morgan Knechtle (Kristi) and the devoted great-grandmother of Emma Page, Dyllan Knechtle, Lucas Knechtle, Wyatt Knechtle, Jacob Knechtle, Ethan Knechtle and Owen Knechtle. Margaret was born on February 18, 1924 in Lakewood, New Jersey. She grew up in San Francisco, graduating from Lowell High School. She went to work at the Federal Reserve Bank, where she met her future husband, Armand. They were married in 1947 and lived in Mill Valley their entire lives together. Margaret retired from Wells Fargo Bank. Margaret enjoyed reading, opera, gardening, fishing, cooking, traveling and knitting. However, her greatest delight was her family. She will be remembered with love for the unceasing joy and laughter she shared with them all. The family gathered on February 16 for a private celebration of Margaret's life. Donations may be made to Hospice by the Bay, 190 West Napa St. Sonoma, CA 95476.
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Published Online in the Press Democrat from Feb. 22 to Feb. 25, 2013