Obituaries 10-29

Published: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 10:26 AM.

Margaret Merckle

Mrs. Margaret Merckle, 86, passed away Oct. 29, 2012. She was born Aug. 8, 1926 in Bakers Ridge, W. Va., to Charles Close and Lena Stevens Close.

Mrs. Merckle was a resident of Freeport and Sardis, Ohio. She was Catholic by faith. She worked as a physical therapist and enjoyed walking her dog “Teddy.”

Mrs. Merckle is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Stafford Merckle, five brothers Harold Close, Paul Close, Carl Close, Walter Close, Edward Close, and two sisters Mary Wintell, and Irene Morgan.

Mrs. Merckle is survived by sons, Roy Mann, Stafford Merckle and wife Rhonda; daughters, Linda Mann, Margaret Highly and husband Jackie; sisters, Betty Lou O’Donnell, Virginia Mobley, Ann Silver; granddaughter, MaKayla Merckle; and great-granddaughter, Farrah Merckle.

A time of Visitation will be held from 9-10 a.m. Oct. 31 at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home, 150 East Highway 20 in Freeport.

Funeral services will held at 10 a.m. Oct. 31 at Clary-Glenn Freeport Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Joel Glenn officiating.

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