Margaret E. Golding
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Margaret E. Golding, 94, of Wausau, passed away peacefully on Aug. 23, 2020 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Wausau Manor. A celebration of life visitation will be held at John J. Buettgen Funeral Home on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a celebration of life service to
father, Elmer. They married on Dec. 11, 1948. Margaret was a housewife and stay at home mother. She helped with the family service station business for many years. She lived independently until moving to Wausau Manor in June 2020. Margaret was a lovely and gentle woman that had a long beautiful life.
Margaret is survived by her loving family, three sons, Rod (Linda) Golding of Houston, Texas, Mark (Karen) Golding of Merrill and Jeff Golding, of Weston; daughter, Yvonne (John) Rief of Westboro; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one niece; and three nephews.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Golding; and sister, Lucile Campbell.
The family would like to extend sincere appreciation to Sturgeon Bluff Apartments that Margaret loved dearly. Also sincere appreciation to Wausau Manor and Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.
John J. Buettgen Funeral Home is assisting family at this time.
Online condolences may be expressed at HonorOne. com.
Margaret was born on May 21, 1926 in Marshfield, the daughter of the late Elmer and Harriet (Moede) Lautenbach. In 1946, at the suggestion of a friend, Margaret began writing pen pal letters to a soldier in England. She moved to Wausau in 1947 to work for Employers Mutual Insurance, operating a teletype machine. After 17 months of pen pal letters to British Commando, Harold Golding, came to America in March of 1948, and was sponsored by Margaret’s
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