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ORTEL- Margaret Ella (nee Luckmann)

passed on December 10, 2021 at age 94. Beloved wife of the late Ted J. Ortel; loving mother of Steven M. (Dr. Cheryl) Ortel, Kathryn (Kim) Newland, Carolyn T. (David Kummer) Maybach and Marcus S. (Denise) Ortel; Loving grandmother to Jeremy J. Newland, Alyssa K. (Robert) Foss, Laura A. (Ermin) Mujezinovic, Gary L. (Jordan) Maybach III, Carrie C. Ortel and Frederick W. Maybach; Great- Grandmother to Gwenyth M. Foss, Noah J. Mujezinovic and Harper L. Maybach.

Margaret was the daughter of late Walter and Katherine Luckmann and Margaret (nee Schleweis) Luckmann and neice of her beloved Aunt Carrie Bridgeman.

Margaret graduated from Byrant and Stratton with a secretarial certification then worked as an executive secretary with F.E. Seymour for six years.

Marge and Ted were married Feburary 8, 1951 at the San Diego Naval Base. Upon her husband's return from the Korean War duty they raised four children and owned and ran the family business, Ortel Plumbing and Heating for over forty years.

Margaret was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary in Hamburg for several years, also a Census taker and a Notary Public.

She loved antique collecting and kept a small antique shop at her daughter's in Colden.


Private services will be held at LOOMIS, OFFERS & LOOMIS INC. FUNERAL HOME (Hamburg Chapel) on December 17, 2021 where internment will be held at Hillcrest Cemetery in Hamburg.

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