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Margaret Habener, of Conover,  died Friday, March 1, 2013, at her home. She was 91.

Mrs. Habener was born in Stolp, Germany, April 4, 1921, and came to the United States with her parents in 1924. She attended Girls Technical School in Milwaukee, where she studied cooking and to become a seamstress.

She married Herman Habener in 1941.  They had two sons, Herman “Hank” Jr. and James.

Mrs. Habener lived in Milwaukee until 1966 when she and her husband moved to Conover permanently.  They enlarged their cabin on Stormy Lake (Lofty Pines) that they had built themselves in 1953.

She began working at Olson Memorial Library

in Eagle River in 1984, and became children’s librarian in 1989.


Her hobbies included baking, sewing, enjoying North Woods wildlife, singing in the Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church choir.

She was preceded in death by her husband; one son, Herman “Hank” Jr. of Crystal Falls, Mich.; two grandsons, Herman and Eric; a brother, Warner; a sister, Dorthy; and her parents.

Survivors include one son, James; one daughter-in-law, Ellyn; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 20, 2013,  at 3 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church in Eagle River, and internment will be in Hildegard Cemetery in Conover.


Tuesday, April 09, 2013 2:46 PM
Last Updated on Tuesday, April 09, 2013 2:46 PM

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