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Edward F. Margraf

Died: Friday, October 11, 2013
Age: 82
Edward F. Margraf, 82, Lake Geneva, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, at the Holton Manor Nursing Home, Elkhorn.

He was born June 29, 1932, in West Bend, the son of Conrad and Margaret Rady Margraf. He married Phyllis M. Krich Sept. 10, 1981, in Las Vegas.

He was employed for 32 years at American Motors in Kenosha. Edward served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marines during World War II.

He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; sons, Danny (Midge) Margraf, Wisconsin Dells, and Dale Margraf, Lake Geneva; stepdaughters, Sandra Micklevitz, Lake Geneva, and Debra Lemke, Chicago; stepsons, Richard (Jennie) Micklevitz Jr. and Stan Micklevitz, both of Lake Geneva, and Rick Micklevitz, Delavan; grandchildren, Christine Dustin, Kaila and Keegan Micklevitz and Desary (Doug) Sharp; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Mary Ann (LeRoy) Parker, Birnamwood; two brothers, Larry Margraf, Texas, and Bobby.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, Conrad, Richard and Raymond.

Services pending at the Steinke Funeral Home, Lake Geneva. For online guest registry, go to www.steinkefunerallhomeinc.com.

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