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MARGARET E. FOOTE, 96, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012. Margaret was born on March 8, 1916 in Spencer County, Ind. and married Lawrence E. Foote on Dec. 26, 1934 who preceeded her in death in June of 2001. She was a longtime resident of Rome City, Ind. residing on Eagle Island, Waldron Lake. She graduated from Central Normal College, Danville, Ind. and Huntington College, Huntington, Ind. and taught elementary school at Harlan Elementary School in Harlan, Ind., South Central Elementary School as well as South Wayne Elementary both in Fort Wayne, and Horace Mann in Huntington. She was active in many community activities including Eastern Star. She was a member of Rome City United Methodist Church for more than 30 years. She also served as a volunteer for Meals on Wheels. She was the beloved mother of two daughters, Sara Beal of Arizona and Dr. Mary Beth Reed of Ohio; and two sons, James Foote of Tennessee and John Foote of Illinois; she was the grandmother of nine and great-grandmother of seventeen. Service is 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at Wolcottville United Methodist Church, 107 W. Co. Line Rd. with calling one hour prior. James Foote officiating. Burial in Huntertown Cemetery, Huntertown, Ind. Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Life Village or Rome City United Methodist Church. To sign the online guest book, go to

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Dec. 16, 2012