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Margaret Henry

1943 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Margaret Henry Obituary
Henry, Margaret
1943 - 2018
Margaret Ann "Peggy" Henry (Dieterich), passed away Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at OSU East Hospital. She was born the third of five children on August 25, 1943 near Grand Rapids, MI, to the late Andrew and Virginia Dieterich. Preceded in death by parents, loving husband Dale and son Andrew James. Survived by sisters, Andy Jo, Joy, Gaylene; and brother, Terry. To mourn her passing and cherish the memories of her include eldest child, Nikki and sons, Matthew (Sabrina), Timothy, James, and Mark (Geetha); grandchildren, Kyle, Clay, Caleb, Aubrey, Bailor, Chloe, and Avanya; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and family friends. Peggy joined the Army after receiving her high school diploma and graduating from nursing school. While in the Army in California, Peggy met fellow Private, Ronald Dale Henry, the love of her life and devoted husband for over 44 years. Peggy and Dale settled in Groveport, OH in 1976 where together they raised 4 sons and a special needs daughter, all while Peggy worked as a registered nurse for over 25 years. Peggy enjoyed traveling and visiting casinos along the way with Dale, spending month after month visiting many states after they retired. Peggy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, and sister. Peggy and Dale raised 5 children, making do with what they had, working hard and providing for their children and grandchildren, spoiling them all whenever she could. Trusting in the LORD, Peggy stayed strong for her family her entire life; especially while Dale battled cancer for over 13 years, the last 2 being very difficult, enduring his passing in 2011. Peggy continued living at her home after Dale passed, enjoying her children and grandchildren for over 7 years before joining her devoted and loving husband in the Kingdom of the LORD. Friends may call Friday, January 26, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at the MYERS-WOODYARD FUNERAL HOME, 587 Main St. in Groveport, OH. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 5684 Groveport Rd. in Groveport, OH. Father John Reade, celebrant. Interment Franklin Hills Memory Gardens in Canal Winchester, OH.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 25, 2018
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