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Margaret V. Aufderhaar

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ST. MARYS - Margaret V. Aufderhaar, 92, formerly of 320 Market St., St. Marys, did 9:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at

Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.

She was born Sept. 28, 1921, near New Knoxville, the daughter of Cornelius and Alma (Vordermark) Henkener. She married Walter Aufderhaar on Feb. 2, 1947, and he preceded her in death on July 13, 2003.

She is survived by her two children, Jim (Sue) Aufderhaar, of Canton, and Ron (Diane) Aufderhaar, of Botkins; seven grandchildren, Scott (Lisa) Aufderhaar and their children, Seth, Benjamin, Lillian, Logan and Cole, of Botkins, Shawn (Alicia Cooper) Aufderhaar and their children, Brittany, Courtney, Dylan, Gabriel, Phillip, Allie and Cadence, of Montra, Brian (Kelly) Aufderhaar and their children, Hannah, Emily, Sofia and Noah, of Anna, Jill (Eric) Pax and their children, Xavier, Emma and Chloe, of Jackson Center, Brad (Joy) Aufderhaar and their children, Evan, Ethan, Ella, Emmett and Eli, of Botkins, Jennifer (John) Brown and their children, Connor, Austin, Madison and Alivia, of Wapakoneta, Molly (Bruce) Watkins and their son, Garrett; by one great-great-grandchild, Ian Logic. She is survived by a sister, Eileen Gillespie, of Columbus; a brother, George Henkener, of Wapakoneta; and a nephew, Larry (Francene) Aufderhaar, of St. Marys.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Joyce Aufderhaar; her husband Walter; a sister, Carol Wilt; by two great-grandchildren, Joshua and Abigail Aufderhaar.

Margaret was a member of the first class to graduate from the New Knoxville High School in 1939. She attended business college after graduation, and she retired from St. Marys City Schools, where she had served as secretary.

Margaret's hobbies included reading, knitting and crocheting, working on the family tree; playing cards, and making memories with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in St. Marys.

Funeral rites will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at St. Paul's United Church of Christ, St. Marys, the Rev. Ed Bray, officiant. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery in New Knoxville.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, where memorial gifts may be given to the Breaking Bread Meal Program of St. Paul's United Church of Christ. Friends may also call one hour prior to services at the church on Friday.

Condolences may be sent to Margaret's family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.
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Published in Sidney Daily News on Nov. 12, 2013