Margie W. Mach, 100, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022 at St. Paul Elder Services, Kaukauna. Margie was born on September 15, 1921, in Summit Lake, Wisconsin, daughter of the late George and Emma (Riemer) Diemel. She married Stanley Mach on December 7, 1940 in Summit Lake. He preceded her in death on October 10, 1993. Together they owned and operated the 49’er Steak House in Hilbert, Wisconsin for many years. Margie was well known for her chicken dumpling soup. Some of her many interests were cooking, quilting, knitting, crocheting, crafting and reading. While in her 90’s, she knitted more than 100 baby hats for local hospitals. She was a woman of strong faith and both her and her husband were charter members of Bethany Lutheran Church in Kaukauna. Later she was active in the Neenah Menasha Christian Women’s Club and served on the executive committee for many years and hosted Bible studies in her home.
Survivors include her children; Ron (Sharon) Mach, Elcho, Wisconsin, Judie (James) Becher, Neenah, Vincent (Debbra) Mach, Lebanon, Missouri and daughter-in-law, Eileen Mach, Green Bay; her grandchildren; Debbie Carpenter, Robert (Paulette) Mach, Amy (Brian) Munson, Scott Becher, Keith Becher, Lisa (Kevin) Hansen, Louanne Daniel and Angella Mach; 12 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren; one sister, ClaraBelle Kalkofen; two sisters-in-law, Dorothy Mach and Muriel Diemel. She is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and friends. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Gary Mach; five sisters, Lila VanDuser, Myrtle Green, Violette Bucher, Ardis Jones and Lillian Richter; one brother, Earl Diemel; brothers-in law and-sisters-in law; Bob VanDuser, Dave Green , Bill Bucher, Ormond Jones, C. L. Richter, Howard Kalkofen, Florence and Dick Pullman, George and Beatrice Mach, Evelyn and Russell Steinfeldt, Harry Mach, Bula and Duke Thomas, Bob and Betty Mach; grandson Brian Mach and great-grandson Keith Carpenter.
Funeral Service will be held on Friday, February 4, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church (300 Broad Street, Menasha, WI 54952). Rev. Steven Billings will officiate. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 4, 2022 from 10:00 AM until the hour of service at the church. Entombment will be at Highland Memorial Park.
The family would like to thank the incredible caregivers at St. Paul Elder Services over the past years and special friend, Susan Nelsen, niece Pat Hubert and Gary Koehnke for their love, care and compassion shown to Margie.