Born in Appleton, Wisconsin on Jul 08, 1929
Died on Jul 01, 2018 and resided in Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Margaret Drews, age 88, of Sheboygan, died on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Green Bay. She was born in Appleton, WI, on July 8, 1929, the daughter of the late Abel M. and Vivian W. Shirlock Gasper.
Margaret attended local schools in the Appleton area. On December 30, 1948 she was united in marriage to Henry Drews at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church in Sheboygan. He preceded her in death on February 17, 2012, following 63 years of marriage. Margaret was employed as a nursing assistant at St. Nicholas Hospital for many years, retiring in 1983.
She enjoyed crocheting and shared her gift by crocheting thousands of hats for newborns and holiday hats at St. Nicholas Hospital.
Survivors include her son, Robert (Lisa) Drews, of Carson City, NV; three daughters, Jean (Ken) Sasman, Pat Cevaal, and Sue (Steve) Peters, all of Sheboygan, a son-in-law John Held, ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Margaret is further survived by many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Abel M. and Vivian W. Shirlock Gasper, father-in-law and mother-in-law, Henry Sr. and Teresa Drews, her husband Henry, daughter Mary Held, a grandchild, Jerrad Sasman, a son-in-law, Jeff Cevaal, four sisters and three brothers.
A private memorial will be held at the Reinbold-Novak Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.reinboldfh.com
A memorial fund has been established in Margaret’s name and may be directed to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.
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