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Margaret Blondheim- Brennan, 79, Green Bay, passed away peacefully early Friday morning May 4, 2012 at home, ending her courageous battle with cancer. The daughter of the late John and Clara (Streit) Lemmen was born April 8, 1933 in De Pere. She married Jerome Blondheim on February 13, 1954 in Green Bay. Margaret and Jerome were married for 38 years and raised 5 children. They had a good life together. Jerome preceded Margaret in death on November 16, 1992.

Margaret married John Brennan on December 26, 2005. Margaret and her husband, John, enjoyed their many trips to Hawaii immensely.

Margaret will be sadly missed by her surviving husband John and her children, Jeff (Judy) Blondheim, Kathy (Todd) Froelich, Keith (Pam) Blondheim, David (Peggy) Blondheim, and Sue Boyea. Grandchildren: Elizabeth (Brian) Jacoby, Meredith (fiancé Steve Rukamp) Froelich, David (Kerry) Blondheim, Jr., James (Shastina) Blondheim, Paul (fiance Nicki Pizzi) Blondheim, Amanda, Sarah and Emily Boyea, Geof (Jennifer) and Scott (Gretchen) Patefield, Jennifer Wanner, and the late James Wanner Jr. Great grandchildren, Gabriella, Adaline, Royal and Calvin Jacoby; Dakota, Mason, Emma and Ansel Blondheim; Henry, Zella and Sydney Patefield and Jetta Wanner. Survivors also include sisters, Dorothy Albers and Clare (Norbert) Petasek, and brother Ed (Linda) Lemmen, step sister Margaret Mommaerts and brother-in-law Richard Russell. She was preceded in death by her sister Mary Barth and brothers John, Albert and Peter Lemmen, brother-in-law Carl Albers, step brothers-in-law, Donald Mommarts and Donald McCellan.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at Our Lady of Lourdes, De Pere on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Visitation beginning at 9:00 AM, with service at 10:30 AM. Father Tim Shillcox, O.Praem., officiating. VFW Auxiliary Rites will be accorded to Margaret following the service. Interment at Mount Olivet Cemetery. A memorial fund has been established in Margaret's name at Ryan Funeral Home, De Pere, WI.

Please visit to send online condolences to Margaret's family. Ryan Funeral Home & Crematory of De Pere is assisting the family with arrangements.

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on May 5, 2012
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