Margaret P. Chingway

February 15, 1933 ~ May 25, 2020 (age 87)


Margaret P. Chingway, of Watertown, age 87, passed away Monday, May 25, 2020 at her home. Margaret was born on February 15, 1933 in Watertown to Clarence and Leona (Petrich) Eicksteadt. She attended Watertown High School. On October 7, 1950 she married Anthony Chingway at St. Henry parsonage. She was a member of St. Henry Church, Christian Mother and Altar Confraternity, Catholic Women's Club, Watertown Chapter of Church Women United, and a volunteer money counter for St. Henry. She was also a member of the Watertown Senior & Community Center. She was proud to be a life-long resident of Watertown. Margaret was very devoted to all of her family. She will be greatly missed. Margaret is survived by her daughter Kathleen Bailey of Madison and son-in-law Jeffrey Hale of Lake Mills. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Dawn (Rich) Hauge of McFarland, Jessica (Curtis) Blackthorne of Yuba, CA, and Derek (Shannon) Hale of Oconomowoc; six great-grandchildren: Chevie, Joseph, Bailey, Jonathan, Mariela, and Madeline; nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband Anthony Chingway, daughter, Mary Ellen Hale, her parents, son-in-law William Bailey, two brothers; Lawrence Eicksteadt and Richard Eicksteadt, sister, Ruth Chingway, nephew, Steven Chingway, and great-nephew, Antonio Peralta. Funeral services will be held Monday, June 1, 11 a.m. at ST. HENRY CATHOLIC CHURCH with Father Miro Szynal officiating. Burial to follow at St. Henry Cemetery. Scmutzler-Vick Funeral Home & Cremation Service is serving the family. Please consider sharing memories and condolences at http://www.

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