Haddam - Margaret Frost (King) Widegren, 98, of Wallingford, wife of the late Wilfred C. Schneider and the late Walter M. Widegren, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2012, at Masonicare in Wallingford.
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Born on Dec. 1, 1913 in Windsor, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Howard Frost King and Sue (Loomis) King. Margaret was a member of the Class of 1931 at Chaffee-Loomis School and was a graduate of Howard Seminary and Cambridge Secretarial School. She lived 28 years in Haddam, where she was the librarian at Brainerd Library for 25 years and also served 25 years on the Board of Haddam Public Health Nursing Association. Margaret was a member of Haddam Congregational Church since 1949 where she held many positions and was a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.
She is survived by her son, Howard K. Schneider and his wife, Claire, of Waterford; her stepson, W. Barry Widegren and his wife, Erin, of Florida; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a nephew, Paul Carlson of Montana and Florida.
Along with her husbands and parents, Margaret was predeceased by her sister, Julie K. Carlson.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make donations in Margaret's memory to the
and may send messages of condolence to the family at www.doolittlefuneralservice.com.
The Doolittle Funeral Home, 14 Old Church St., Middletown is handling the arrangements.
Published in The Day on August 24, 2012