Margaret A. Boettcher

A. Boettcher, 96, of Waupun, died Friday, September 5, 2014 at Prairie Place in
Ripon where she resided the past three weeks.


was born May 20, 1918 near Gillett, WI the daughter of Fred and Bertha Duitman
Ball. Margaret attended Waupun schools, graduating from Waupun High School in
1935. Following high school she worked at Central State Hospital in Waupun. On
November 3, 1939 she married Clarence Boettcher in Waupun. Following their
marriage Margaret was employed at the Waupun Canning Company, Central State
Hospital, and then transferred to Wisconsin State Prison in June of 1962 where
she was the warden’s secretary. She retired in May of 1980. Margaret was an
active member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Waupun.


is survived by three daughters: Sharon (Fred) Scheaffer of Chicago, Kay
(Dennis) Maikowski of Waterford, WI, and Patricia (Dennis) TerBeest of rural
Brandon; four grandchildren: Breanna (Chad) Gilbert, Matthew (Magdalia)
Maikowski, Jamie (Christopher) Rathermel, and Susan TerBeest; and two
great-grandchildren: Annaliya and Nevaeh.


was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence in 1983; a grandson, Aaron
TerBeest; a sister, Marion Galardi; and two brothers: Frank Ball and Lawrence


services for Margaret Boettcher will be held Monday, September 8, 2014 at 1:30
p.m. at Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun with Rev. Elizabeth Lee
officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Mound Cemetery in Waupun. Friends and
relatives of Margaret Boettcher may call on the family on Monday at the funeral
home from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service.


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