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Margaret L. Karr
CLYDE: Margaret L. Karr, 86, of Clyde died on Saturday April 19, 2014 at Stein Hospice in Sandusky.
Mrs. Karr was born in Millersville, Ohio on September 13, 1927 to the now deceased Bernard and Lillian (Cornelius) Nieset. She attended Millersville St. Mary's School and graduated from Jackson Burgoon High School.
Margaret was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, where she had been an active volunteer in many areas of the church and former school. She was a member of the Altar Rosary and the St. Francis Guild; the Senior Center and of the former Button & Bows Square Dance Club.
Mrs. Karr had retired from the Clyde Public Library.
On June 19, 1948, she married Richard C. Karr. He, along with their five children, Richard "Rick" (Barb) Karr, Wayne; Edward J. Karr, Clyde; Steven A. (Mary) Karr, Pemberville; Mary Ann (Bill) Spears, Fremont and Dennis (Ginger) Karr, Clyde and stepdaughter, Myra Marsh, Elizabethtown, Ky. all survive. 12 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren also survive. Three sisters, Eulalia (Jim) Grady, Snellville, GA., Laurene (Vince) Golembiowski, and Betty Raths, all of Clyde; and one brother, Gerald (Mary Alice) Nieset, Clyde; Dorothy Nieset, a sister-in-law also survives.
Mrs. Karr was preceded in death by a step son-in-law Larry Marsh; a sister and brother-in-law, Eileen (Don) Leffler; two brothers, Norbert Nieset and Donald Nieset; sister-in-law, Kitty Nieset; and brothers-in-law, Richard Foos and Herman Raths.
Visitation will be on Wednesday April 23, 2014 from 2-4:00 and 6-8:00 pm at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 South Main St., Clyde, Ohio with Christian Wake services at 8:00 pm. The funeral will be on Thursday April 24, 2014 at 10:30 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude's; Stein Hospice or Clyde Public Library.
Online condolences may be shared at
Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home
218 South Main Street
Clyde, OH 43410
Published in the The News-Messenger on Apr. 21, 2014