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Margaret Mitchell (Margy) Saam


1939 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Margaret Mitchell (Margy) Saam Obituary
Saam Margaret (Margy) Mitchell Saam, age 77, passed away May 18, 2017. She was born on October 26, 1939 in Columbus, Ohio to John S. and Betty J. (Wilson) Mitchell. Margy, a longtime resident of Upper Arlington, Ohio, graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a Bachelor's in Elementary Education. She obtained her Master's in Guidance and Counseling from The Ohio State University, and went on to be a Guidance Counselor at Dublin City Schools. She was a member of Junior League, Childhood League, Pleasure Guild, TWIG, and was a docent at the Columbus Museum of Art. She was an honorary member of St. Clairsville's Tuesday Night Club. Margy was active in two book clubs and a bridge club. She enjoyed skiing, sailing, and exercise class. She was an accomplished artist, and spent summer vacations with her husband at their cottage on Torch Lake, Michigan. Margy was full of energy, wit, and love of life. She will be greatly missed by her loving husband, William; children and step-children, Jennifer Richards Secrest, John Richards, Michael Saam, Zachary Saam, Melanie Saam Pitsch, Andrew Willison, Eric Willison, Kelly Willison; siblings, Wilson Mitchell (Linda), Dorothy Mitchell Whitmore (William); nieces and nephews, Amy Hutchins, Jay Hutchins, Sarah Whitmore, Coby Whitmore, Justin Mitchell, Eric Mitchell, Margaret Mitchell; seventeen grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by sister Marsha Mitchell Hutchins, and daughter Julie Richards Clark. The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST CHAPEL, 1740 Zollinger Road, Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221. Memorial contributions may be made to Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43214. To share memories or condolences, please visit www.schoedinger.com.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 20, 2017
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