Tricounty News

Margaret Ann (Donnay) Schlegel, 66

Margaret Ann Schlegel of Lakeville died Dec. 8, 2009, in an automobile accident. She was 66.

A memorial service was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 15, at Lakewood Cemetery Chapel in Minneapolis, followed by interment.

Margaret Ann Donnay was born June 13, 1943, to Matt and Eleanor Donnay. She married Gerhard "Gary" Schlegel, and they had four children.

Margaret was kind and creative, and her talents were many. She spent countless hours volunteering at local schools reading to children. She loved to garden, travel, and spend time with her beloved family. Words cannot express how much she will be missed by all who knew her.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents, and son Peter.

She is survived by her husband of 46 years Gerhard "Gary" Schlegel; children Catherine, Thomas and Steven; grandson Evan; brothers and sisters James (and Betty) Donnay of Watkins, Juanita (and Leo) Hinger of Afton, Helen (and Tim) Donnay-Jopek of Minneapolis, and Lois Donnay of Minneapolis.

Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.