Stoughton- Margaret E. Amble, age 90, died on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Nazareth Health and Rehab. She was born in Stoughton on April 22, 1923, the daughter of Halvor and Helga Hanson. Margaret grew up on the family farm in the Stoughton area. In 1941 she married James Amble. Margaret was a devoted farm wife and worked at Stoughton Hospital as a nurse's aide. She was known for her wonderful cooking and baking. Margaret was an active member of First Lutheran Church, Circle 21 and the Weekenders.
She is survived by her daughter, Jean (Richard) Asleson; foster daughter, Patricia Lester; four grandchildren, Katherine (Charles) Mattison, Steve (Sarah), Mark (Sheli) and Paul (Andrea) Asleson; three foster grandchildren, Bonnie Gottschalk, Lynn Books and Walter Wagner; two great granddaughters; sister-in-law, Jean Hanson; and many relatives and friends. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James; and six siblings, Arthur (Ruth), Helen (Arnet) Monson, Florence (Clare) Atkinson, Martha (Sam) Schwartzlow, Harold (Frieda) and George Hanson.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at First Lutheran Church, 310 E. Washington Street, Stoughton, with Rev. Richard Halom officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon, following the burial, in the church fellowship hall.
Visitation will be held from 9:30 AM until the time of services Saturday at church. Memorials may be made to Nazareth Health and Rehab. The family would like to express their thanks to the staff and volunteers of Nazareth for their care and compassion.
Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589