Margaret Coffey, age 94 of Kaukauna, passed away unexpectedly and surrounded by her loving family. She will be remembered by all for her years of work at the Kaukauna Community Hospital, having retired in 1994. Marge loved spending time with her family and celebrating the holidays, where many special memories were made at Grandma’s house. She also loved watching NASCAR races and followed Matt Kenseth, loved the Chicago Bears, but still cheered for the Green Bay Packers. On January 11, 1945, she was united in marriage to Clifton Coffey; he preceded her in death in 1976.
Marge is survived by her loving children: Mary Jane (Patrick) O’Brien, Thomas (Brita) Coffey, Tim (Debbie) Coffey, Jack (Laurie) Coffey, Colleen (fiancé Tim Harvey) Coffey, Brian (Angie) Coffey, Darlene (Jake) Van Camp, and Margaret Swedberg, There are also thirteen grandchildren: Wendy, Pat, Jr., Kristine, Peg, Christen, Trisha, Ryan, Jennifer, Kevin, Craig, Kurt, Olivia, and Sara; there are fifteen great-grandchildren, two-great-great-grandchildren with two more on the way. Marge was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Clifton, her son Patrick, her daughter Norine, and her cat Boo Boo.
The funeral liturgy for Marge will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 23, 2018 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 309 Desnoyer Street in Kaukauna, with Fr. Kyle Sladek officiating. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church on Friday morning from 9:00 AM until the hour of the service.
Marge’s family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the wonderful physicians and nurses at Theda Care Regional Medical Center in Appleton who took such good care of Marge. Your kindness will never be forgotten.