Obituaries

Margaret Preheim

Margaret Preheim, 96, of Mt. Lake died May 30, 2017, at Good Samaritan Society in Mt. Lake. A Service of Remembrance will be held Saturday at 11 a.m., at Bethel Mennonite Church in Mt. Lake with Pastor Galen Kauffman officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Lake City Cemetery. Visitation will be held Saturday at the church in Mt. Lake for one hour prior to the service. Sturm Funeral Home of Mt. Lake is handling the funeral arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www. sturmfh.com.

Margaret Helen Peters was born March 11, 1921, to Cornelius and Katherine (Rempel) Peters in Mt. Lake. She was baptized in 1940 and became a lifetime member of Bethel Mennonite Church in Mt. Lake. In 1943, Margaret married John T. Fast, who died in 1965. In 1973, Margaret married Reinhardt Preheim. In addition to her first husband, John T. Fast, Margaret was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Dick; and a son-in-law, Bob Anton. Survivors include her husband, Reinhardt Preheim; seven children: John W. (Barbara) Fast of Harrisonburg, Va.; Elaine Anton of Minneapolis; Sherryl (Donovan) Friesen of Freeman, S.D.; Ken (Wendy) Fast of Mt. Lake; Lois (Wayne) Sousley of Elkhart, Ind.; Karen (Dale) Shenk of Goshen, Ind.; and Janiece (Mark) Scozzari of Fresno, Calif.; 18 grandchildren; and 17 greatgrandchildren.