Margaret Kottcamp, 94

Northwestern sorority housemother

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Margaret (Marge) Madden Kottcamp (nee Keefe), 94, of Elmhurst, formerly of Oak Park, died on May 19, 2018. A 1941 graduate of Trinity High School and longtime member of St. Edmund Parish, she had many interests, including her book and bridge clubs, traveling, and her years as housemother to the Alpha Gamma Delta sorority at Northwestern University. 

Marge Kottcamp was the wife of the late Francis Madden and the late Franklin Kottcamp; the mother of Cathy (Bud) Kerwin, Dinny (the late John) Coleman, Peggy (Tim) Eades, Eileen (Leo) Collison, Mimi (Tom) Marcucci, Frank Madden, Nancy (Larry) Hosty, Tom (JoAnn) Madden, Andy (Kim) Madden, Barbara Kahovec, Bridget Madden and Maureen Madden; grandmother of 30 and great-grandmother of 24 (and counting); sister of Richard (the late Mary) and Marie (Bernie) Wheel, and the late Andy, Wally (Belle), Bill (Molly), Liz (Bill) Kraussman and Jerry (Diane) Keefe; and the aunt and great-aunt of many. She will be lovingly remembered by Franklin Kottcamp's children. 

Marge was loved by everyone who had the good fortune to meet her. 

Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 23 from 3 until 9 p.m. at Oak Park's Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., on May 24 at St. Edmund Church, 188 S. Oak Park Ave., followed by private interment at Queen of Heaven Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, the family appreciates donations to St. Edmund.

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