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Margaret Herbst, 86, of Towles Rd. Wilmington, passed away Tuesday January 22, 2013 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
Margaret was born on June 18, 1926 in Raleigh the daughter of the late Ottis Gladstone and Margaret Paul Sawyer. She was also preceded in death by her husband Robert Taylor Herbst and a son Paul Sawyer Herbst, and sister Evelyn S. Martin. She was a 1948 graduate of Duke University where she was on the dean's list and a member of Kappa Delta Sorority, and a Honorary member of the Cape Fear Power Squadron.
Surviving are a son Robert Taylor Herbst, Jr. of the home, and a number of nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is being planned for a later date.
Memorials may be made to one's choice.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Jan. 27 to Jan. 28, 2013