Our loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister Margaretha Fechter Thorley, age 88, passed away on June 20, 2023 at her home in Cedar City, Utah. She was born on July 12, 1934 in Remagen, Germany to Fredrich and Philippine Gebhardt Fechter. She married her sweetheart William Larry Thorley on January 21, 1963.\nMargaret loved gardening, reading, traveling and was an excellent cook. She and her husband enjoyed traveling to Europe, Mexico and throughout the United States. They enjoyed 25 years of spending the winter months in Hawaii and Cancun, Mexico.\nMargaret is survived by her husband William Larry Thorley of Cedar City, UT. Her children Patricia (Kevin) Gardner of Cedar City, UT, John (Nikki Hammond) Thorley of Bountiful, UT and Tony Thorley of Cedar City, UT. Her brother Hans Werner Fechter of Ginsheim, Germany. Along with 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.\nFuneral services for Margaret will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at 11:00 am at Southern Utah Mortuary, 190 North 300 West, Cedar City, UT. A viewing will be held prior to the service on Saturday from 9:30-10:30 am at the Mortuary. Interment will be in the Cedar City Cemetery under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary.