Margaret E. (Robenolt) Bickel, 96, resident of Telford, formerly of Pottstown, wife of the late Willard M. Bickel for 71 years, passed away Saturday February 2, 2019 at Lutheran Community Nursing Home in Telford.
Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Harold M. and Hannah (Bartman) Robenolt.
Margaret was employed at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center in the Physical Therapy Department after serving as a volunteer Gray Lady for many years. She and her husband enjoyed many years of retirement. They spent winters in Venice, FL, playing cards and having fun with friends. She was a proud member of the Class of 1941 at Pottstown High School, and friendships made there continued throughout her life.
Margaret was also a former member of the Pottstown Century Club. She loved doing cross stitch and needlepoint, leaving many projects for her family to enjoy. Margaret was very active in the congregation of St. James Lutheran Church, Pottstown, serving many years as a Sunday School teacher.
Surviving are her two children Rev. Dean Bickel (Robin) of Sellersville, and Connie Rohrbach (Gary) of Pennsburg; grandchildren Lindsay, Laura, and Saren; and four great grandchildren.
Along with her husband and parents, Margaret was predeceased by her four sisters Marian, Geraldine, Annabelle, and Jean, and one brother Harold.
A memorial service will be held Thursday February 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM at St. James Lutheran Church, 1101 E High St., Pottstown, PA 19464, with Rev. Kay Bender Braun officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM at the church. Interment will be private. Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Lutheran Community at Telford Chapel Fund, 12 Lutheran Home Dr., Telford, PA 18969 or to St. James Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 1101 E. High St., Pottstown, PA 19464.

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