Margaret “Marge” Faye Mortensen

Margaret Faye Mortensen “Marge"

Margaret Faye Mortensen “Marge”

Margaret Faye Mortensen “Marge”, age 65, of Adams, Wisconsin passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 at University of Wisconsin Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.

Memorial services will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at Roseberry’s Funeral Home in Friendship, Wisconsin. Pastor Neil Schoffner will officiate. Visitation will be 12:00 p.m. until the time of service on Saturday at Roseberry’s Funeral Home.

Margaret was born September 17, 1951 in Benton Harbor, Michigan to Alonzo and Fannie (Clift) Palmer.
She married Thomas A. Mortensen on March 16, 1973 in Michigan. Margaret stood beside Thomas as he served in the Navy for 22 years. They retired to Adams County in 1995.

Margaret enjoyed LIFE, putting smiles on people’s faces, spending time with her family and family get togethers, taking pictures, riding her trike, Hawaiian vacations with Tom and friends, snuggling with her dogs, working with her friends, visiting with her mother and granddaughter in Nebraska, jet boating parties with family and friends, and driving her mustang.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, Alonzo & Fannie Palmer; sister, Peggy (Paul) Bishop; brothers, Larry Palmer; Jerry Palmer and Ronnie Palmer.

Husband: Thomas Mortensen of Adams, Wisconsin
Daughter: Rhonda (Clay Bukowiec) Davis of Navarino, Wisconsin
Son: David Reid of Park City, Illinois
Daughter: Tish (John) Frazier of Round Lake, Illinois
Ten grandchildren: Jessica, Dillon (Amy), Cody, Domonique, Giovanni, Aryana, Artice, Madison, Megan, and Michael
One great-granddaughter: Arely
Sister: Carol Palmer of Benton Harbor, Michigan
Sister: Connie (Mike) Miston of Benton Harbor, Michigan
Puppies: Ricky & Sadie

Roseberry’s Funeral Home is assisting the family. Visit for online condolences and further information.

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  1. Lowanda Lee says:

    Your family have my sincere condolences. Death is never easy and it brings great sorrow. But the Father of all “comfort and tender mercies”will help you endure this sad time. 2nd Corinthians 1:3.

  2. Catherine Simmons says:

    Marge was such an inspiration! We have such fond memories of her and she will be missed! May God comfort your family for this great loss!

  3. Mary Waddell Alexander says:

    I am very sorry for you loss.

  4. Carrie Donahue says:

    I was saddened to hear that Marge had passed. I worked with her for many years at Catholic Word, she was the most genuine, friendly person. She always had a smile for everyone and often a joke as well. She will be missed, and I am so sorry for your loss.

  5. Kori Nawrot says:

    Tom and Family,
    I’m so very sorry for your loss. Margaret was a beautiful person and was so sweet. I will miss seeing her. you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  6. Diane M Pfister says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Marge. She worked with my husband Steve at Catholic Word and it was always nice to see her at the annual Christmas parties. I am very sorry for your loss.