Margariette L. Vatter

Margariette L. Vatter

Margariette L. Vatter, age 78, of Dodgeville, passed away on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Upland Hills Health following an apparent heart attack.

Margariette was born on November 13, 1938 in Dodgeville to Donald and Wilma (Evans) Johnston She married William Vatter of Cudahy on September 8, 1978. The couple lived in Dodgeville where Margariette worked as a telephone operator for many years. She also worked at the Four Corners Restaurant and babysat. Her greatest joy was time spent with her grandchildren. She also loved her dogs, Otis and Ruby.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William on July 5, 2014; two sisters, Carol Connell and Edith Johnston and two brothers, Donald and Jack Johnston.

Margariette is survived by two children, Patti Johnston of Dodgeville and Liz (Caleb) Harris of Blanchardville; six grandchildren, Jasper, Deanara, Garret, Mia, Pippa and Ida Harris; a brother, David (Karen) Johnston of Dodgeville; a sister, Gladys Johnston of Dodgeville; two brothers-in-law, Rudy (Judy) Vatter of West Bend and Martin Connell of Mineral Point; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

In keeping with Margariette’s wishes, private family services will be held.

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