Margaret Sheler Henshaw
Margaret Sheler Henshaw, 90, of Stanardsville, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, February 4, 2012, at Evergreen Nursing Care Center. Margaret was born August 2, 1921, in Stanardsville, daughter of the late Frank and Eula Deane Sheler. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Owen C. Henshaw Sr.; two sons, John Henshaw and Douglas Henshaw; seven brothers, Blatzer, Thomas, Harry, Ralph, Lloyd, Elwood and Wallace Sheler. She is survived by three sons, Owen Jr. and his wife, Shirley, Bernard and his wife, Paula, all of Stanardsville, and Floyd Henshaw of Louisa; 21 grandchildren, Debby, Gary, Lisa, Julie, Tammy, John Jr., Steve, Wanda, Kathy, Frankie, Jackie, Margaret, Rebecca, Johna, Christy, Ashley, Emily, David, Katlyn, Audrey and Brittney; 21 great- grandchildren; six great- great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends that she loved as her own. Margaret was a loving and caring person who can now rest in the arms of her Lord and Savior. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at the Ryan Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville. A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2012, at the Ryan Funeral Home with Robert "Bob" Akers and Daniel Strogis officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers for the service will be Barry Racer, Brandon Racer, Matthew Herring, Miles Herring, Austin Henshaw and David Henshaw. An online guestbook is available at www.ryanfuneral.com. Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville is in charge of arrangements.
This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.