MARYSVILLE - Margaret (Peggy) Ann Hilt Crago, 81, of Marysville, peacefully slipped into heaven on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Halcyon Village of Marysville.
Margaret was a devoted wife and loving mother who found great joy in gathering friends and family around her kitchen table to enjoy the delicious foods that she lovingly prepared from scratch. She was a member of the Mary Chapter #9 Order of The Eastern Star and worked for many years for the Union County Fair Board and the Union County Board of Elections.
She was born in Delaware, Ohio, on March 16, 1932, to the late Ray and Londa McBride Hilt. She was also preceded in death by a sister Caroline Cardinell.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Floyd D. Crago, whom she married on Oct. 25, 1952, in Ostrander, Ohio, at the Millcreek Baptist Church; her son, Richard (Shirley) Crago of Marysville; Deborah (Joseph) Deckop of Pasadena, Calif.; and Connie Crago-Stewart of West Liberty, Ohio; her sister, Yvonne Hopkins of Marysville; her grandchildren Patty (Ryan) Anatra, Andy Crago, Abigail Deckop, Alex Deckop, Joshua Sheppard and Zachary Taylor; and newest addition, great-granddaughter Madoline Anatra; brother and sister-in law, Robert and Elaine Crago; and nieces, nephews, relatives and many loving friends.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, and funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11 at Ingram Funeral Home, Marysville, Ohio, with Pastor Pat Bruce officiating. Burial will follow at Oakdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Union County