Marguerite Brueggemann


Marguerite J. Brueggemann, 85, of Columbus, passed from this life at 10:44 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Mrs. Brueggemann was a homemaker and a member of Faith Lutheran Church.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 6 p.m. Thursday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with the Rev. Todd Riordan officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 p.m. to time of service at the funeral home.

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Faith Lutheran Church, Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, Ogilville Christian Church or American Cancer Society.

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Marguerite was born Dec. 8, 1931, in Van Wert, Ohio, to Samuel Sebastian and Florence Nevada Saam Hamman.

She married Dr. W. George Brueggemann on Oct. 27, 1957.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 60 years; children, Dr. Stephen (Lisa) Brueggemann of Columbus, Gregory Brueggemann of California, Jane Brueggemann of Columbus and Thomas Brueggemann of Indianapolis; grandchildren, John, Thomas, Abraham, Christian, Isabella and Gabriella Brueggemann.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and two sisters.