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Margaret Anna (Fasching) Chap

January 30, 1925 ~ February 5, 2020 (age 95)


Margaret Ann Chap, age 95 of Silver Lake passed away on Wednesday, February 5th, 2020 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

She was born on January 30, 1925 in Winsted the daughter of Frank W. & Anna (Keintz) Fasching.

On June 3, 1947, Margaret A. Fasching and Richard J. Chap were joined in holy marriage at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted.  Margaret’s brother Father Felix Fasching performed the wedding ceremony.  God blessed their marriage with five children.

Margaret and Richard Chap farmed two miles north of Silver Lake for many years. 

Margaret loved spending time with her family and friends.   She also loved playing UNO with her grandchildren.   She was known for her chicken wings and always had her pickles, cheese and windmill cookies for the grandchildren.  She enjoyed traveling, cooking, gardening, flowers and quilting.   Margaret also played the accordion.

She was a faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake and belonged to C.C.W. and The Rosary Society.   Margaret was a member of The American Legion Auxiliary Post # 141 for sixty years.

Survived by children: Doris (Dan) Barberg of Cokato, Carol (Greg) St. Hilaire of Safford, Arizona, Rita (Dave) Hoernemann of Lester Prairie and Judy (Jim) Allbee of Howard Lake; 16 grandchildren, 42 great grandchildren and 18 great, great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by her husband Richard J. Chap, a son Don, parents, her brothers Father Felix Fasching, William, Al, Bernie, Leo, Lanny, Marnius and Edwin “Shobby” Fasching.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Margaret Chap will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 14th, 2020 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Silver Lake.   Father Tony Stubeda will be the Celebrant.

Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 13th from 4-8 P.M. at The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake.   A C.C.W. and Rosary Society Rosary will be recited at 5:00 P.M.  Parish Prayers will be held at 6:00 P.M.  Further visitation will be held AT THE CHURCH one hour prior to services.

Casket Bearers will be Margaret’s six grandsons: Andy and Matt Hoernemann, Ryan Barberg, Mitchell, Eric and Jacob Allbee.

The Maresh Funeral Home in Silver Lake is serving the family.   Online condolences may be made to www.mareshfuneralhome.com

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February 13, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Maresh Funeral Home
105 Main Street West
Silver Lake, Minnesota 55381

Mass of Christian Burial
February 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
720 West Main Street
Silver Lake, Minnesota 55381

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