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Walburga K. Maegerle

November 25, 1924 - January 3, 2018

Obituary


Walburga K. Maegerle, of Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at her home, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 93 years old. Walburga was born in Allersberg, Germany on November 25, 1924 to Josef and Walburga Sporer. Following her primary education, she continued her studies at the German Trade School for Home Economics, where she learned many valuable skills that served her well throughout her life. After surviving World War II, Walburga emigrated to the United States in 1958 and married Bruno W. Maegerle. Walburga was a dedicated wife and...

Walburga K. Maegerle, of Philadelphia, passed away on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at her home, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. She was 93 years old. Walburga was born in Allersberg, Germany on November 25, 1924 to Josef and Walburga Sporer. Following her primary education, she continued her studies at the German Trade School for Home Economics, where she learned many valuable skills that served her well throughout her life. After surviving World War II, Walburga emigrated to the United States in 1958 and married Bruno W. Maegerle. Walburga was a dedicated wife and mother. She worked briefly at Progress Lighting in the 1960's, then continued as a dedicated homemaker until her retirement. Her stoic strength was always a wonderful example to her family and friends. Walburga is survived by children Thomas, Susann Bross (Rick), Bruno Jr. (Becky), sisters Theresa Steinbronn and Annemarie Beck, and grandchildren, Molly, Erin, Jeffery, Ryan and Stephen. She was predeceased by her son, Oswald in 1963 and husband, Bruno in 2014. Friends and family are invited to gather on Friday, January 12 from 10am-12pm at Lamb Funeral Home, 101 Byberry Road, Huntingdon Valley PA 19006,followed by a Memorial Service at 12pm. Lamb Funeral Home, 215-357-1260 www.dignitymemorial.com/lamb-funeral-home
In lieu of flowers, donations in Walburga's memory should be directed to the Alzheimer's Association (www.alz.org).Interment will be at a later date, with her husband, Bruno W. Maegerle, at Washington Crossing National Cemetery.