Margaret Elizabeth Kolwicz
Margaret â€śMargeâ€ť Elizabeth Kolwicz, age 57 of Whiting, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2012 surrounded by her loving family.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 23 years, Jeffrey Kolwicz;
daughter, Aimee (Bob) Schallenkamp of Hobart;
son, Kevin Boesch of Valparaiso;
2 grandchildren, Lindsey and Morgan Schallenkamp;
mother-in-law, Lillian Kolwicz of Griffith;
1 sister, Susan (Michael) Boyd of Huntington Beach, CA;
2 brothers: Andy (Donna) McDonald of Boone, NC and Thomas â€śMicâ€ť (Gail) McDonald of Trade, TN;
many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, Andrew McDonald and Theresa McDonald Framstad; step-father, Clarence Framstad and father-in-law, Walter Kolwicz.
Friends are invited to meet with the family for a time of visitation on Friday, March 30, 2012 at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Private cremation will follow.
Marge was born on Christmas day, December 25, 1954 in Hammond and was a 1973 graduate of Gavit High School.
Marge had several jobs including bartender at Tavern in the Oaks, Players and Kenwood Tap. She also had worked in the registrarâ€™s office at the University of Chicago. Her favorite job was being â€śgrandmaâ€ť and â€śsitterâ€ť to her granddaughters, whom she bragged about constantly and showed recent photos every chance she got. Marge was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and daughter-in-law and will be dearly missed.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of the Calumet Area or Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.
For more information you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219)-844-1600, or www.bockenfunerals.com.