Margaret “Marge” E. Wastel

Margaret “Marge” E. Wastel

Margaret E. “Marge Wastel, age 94 of Freeport, formerly of Monroe, died Sunday, November 11, 2012 at the Freeport Rehabilitation Center in Freeport. Margaret was born October 30, 1918 in Shawano, WI, the daughter of William and Martha (Brodenhagen) Bohm. She graduated from Shawano High School and married Gilbert A. Wastel on June 10, 1939 in Shawano. Margaret was a former member of Mt. Olive Evangelical Church in Monroe.

She is survived by her daughter, Charlene (Ronald) Stouffer of Waddams Grove, IL; three grandsons, Shad (Paula) Stouffer of Waddams Grove, Shane (Cathy) Stouffer of Winslow, IL, and Shawn (Holly) Stouffer of Cedarville, IL; and eight great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband on August 18, 2004; two sisters, Eunice Sugg and Ethel Otto; and four brothers, Ervin, Lawrence, Lester, and Willard Bohm.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, Monroe. Pastor Donald Swartz of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church will officiate. There will be no visitation. The Newcomer Funeral Home, Monroe, is assisting the family. To share a memory or sign the guestbook go to