Margaret L. Kantner 87, of Wapakoneta, died at 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.
She was born Sept. 19, 1925, in Lima, to Edith (Hoaglin) and Alvie Warren Hall, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 10, 1943, she married Emmet L. Kantner, and he passed away on July 31, 2003.
She is survived by a son and a daughter; Charles (Joy) Kantner, of Wapakoneta, and Kay (Tom) Vehorn, of Wapakoneta; six grandchildren, Clay (Kim) Kantner, of Wapakoneta, Kyle (Gina) Kantner, of Dublin, Kara (David) Barr, of Westerville, Lisa (Drew) Block, of Wapakoneta, Russell (Jenny) Vehorn, of West Chester, and Nick Vehorn of Melbourne, Australia; 13 great-grandchildren, Evan, Rachel and Aiden Kantner, Abram and Emmett Kantner, Adam and Elaina Barr, Griffin, Elliott, and Tyler Block, Liam, Sullivan and Graham Vehorn; two sisters, Evelyn Schaub and Mary Holtzapple; a sister-in-law, Lois (Don) Stinebaugh, and a brother-in-law, Earl (Onnalee) Kantner.
She was preceded in death by a brother Geneo Hall.
Margaret was a 1943 graduate of Blume High School. She had been employed at G.A. Wintzer and then became a farm wife. She was a member of First English Lutheran Church, Wapakoneta where she was part of the Lutheran Daughters. She was also a member of the Wapakoneta Women’s Club. She enjoyed going to Florida in the winters and being with friends. She also enjoyed square dancing and in her early years had sang at weddings.
Funeral services are scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. Sunday at Schlosser Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Deb Domeier officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Rita’s Hospice or First English Lutheran Church.
Condolences may be expressed at schlosserfuneralhome.com.
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