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Margery Ethel Shinkle

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Margery Ethel Shinkle Obituary
Margery Ethel Shinkle

Temperance - Born January 5, 1923 in Toledo Ohio, was the daughter of Carl and Ethel (Curtis) Hatker. She married Ted Vincent Shinkle on April 5, 1944 whom she met when both were students at the University of Toledo. Ted died June 20, 2009. They had been married for 65 years. Margery is a former teacher and elementary school principal serving 31 years in education. Margery was elected to the Bedford Township Park Commission in 1988 and served for 16 years. Active in politics; she was President of the Bedford Township Republican Club President of the Republican Women's Club of Monroe County and was a Delegate to dozens of County and State Conventions. She attended several Presidential Inaugurations. One of her favorite moments was when she met President Ronald Reagan. After telling President Reagan she named her first born 'Ronald ', after him in 1948, he hugged and kissed her 'not once, but twice'. She is survived by four sons, Ronald (Sue) of Northwood, Ohio, Norman (Mary) of Williamston, Michigan, Gary (Suzanne) of Temperance, Michigan, and Robert (Carolyn) of Dayton, Ohio. She has 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Preceding her death, in addition to her husband Ted and parents were her brothers Norman and Carl. Visitation will be Sunday, January 14, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Urbanski's Bedford Funeral Chapel, 8300 Lewis Ave., Temperance, MI where funeral services will be Monday, January 15, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. Officiating will be her son, Dr. Ronald William Shinkle, Pastor of Lemoyne Baptist Church, Genoa Ohio. Burial will be private in Toledo Memorial Park. Donations may be made to Lemoyne Baptist Church, 25020 Bradner Road, Genoa Ohio 43430.

Published in Detroit Free Press & The Detroit News on Jan. 13, 2018
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