Pennings (nee Schuppe), of Fond du Lac, age 94, died on January 1, 2020. She was
born June 7, 1925 in Fond du Lac WI. Her parents were ethnic Germans who
immigrated to the United States from Russia in 1912. She graduated from St.
Agnes School of Nursing in 1951, and within a few months traveled to the Middle
East to serve as a medical missionary. She served as a missionary in Kuwait and
Bahrain in several capacities (nurse, teacher, secretary and accountant) over the
coming decades. She returned to Fond du Lac in 1980, where she volunteered with
Hospice. Margaret met Dr. Alfred Pennings in Bahrain and they married in 1956.
They had one son, Steven, currently a professor at the University of Houston in
Texas. Margaret was a member of Grace Church in Fond du Lac. She was preceded
in death by her grandmother Margaret, her parents Fred and Anna, her siblings
Samuel, Margaret, Fred, Anna, Betty, Martha and Marie, and her husband Alfred.
She is survived by her brother Samuel, son Steven and many nieces and nephews.
She is especially grateful to her niece Kathy for her care.
will take place on Thursday, January 9, 2020, from 1-2 PM at Grace Church, 163
E. 18th St, Fond du Lac, WI, 54935. A funeral service will follow
the visitation at the church at 2:00 PM. Cremation has taken place.
information and guestbook can be found at ueckerwitt.com