Margaret M. Baumgartner, 95, of Warsaw, and formerly of rural Mentone, passed at 4:50 a.m. Monday, April 24, 2023, at Miller’s Merry Manor of Warsaw.
Margaret was born on Nov. 24, 1927, in Defiance, Ohio, to the late Frank and Hattie (Thomas) Relue. She graduated from Defiance High School in 1945. On Feb. 16, 1947, in Defiance, Ohio, she married W. Wayne Baumgartner, who preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 2010.
She was a homemaker and helped on the family farm. She was a member of the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church. She had also been a member of the Warsaw Moose Lodge. Margaret collected vases of all kinds and enjoyed gardening, traveling, solving puzzle books, and jigsaw puzzles. She also collected many different hummingbird pieces. She and her husband enjoyed wintering in Palmetto, Fla.
She is survived by her daughters, Carol (Bill) Sisk, of Claypool, and Virginia Tuttle, of Rochester Hills, Mich.; daughter-in-law, Debbie Baumgartner, of Mentone; grandchildren, Jack Sisk, Lori Price, Paula Olson, Shari Rudd, Ryan Baumgartner and Dane Harmon; 17 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild due in May; four step-great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Betty (Paul) Lehman, of Holland, Ohio.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Wayne; son, Jerry Baumgartner; granddaughter, Diane Harmon; son-in-law, Jim Tuttle; brother, Rudy; and sisters, Mildred and Evelyn.
The funeral service will take place at noon, Saturday, April 29, at King Memorial Home, 101 N. Tucker St., Mentone, with Pastor Butch Troke officiating.
The interment will take place following the service in the Mentone Cemetery, Mentone.
Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until noon Saturday, April 29, at King Memorial Home, Mentone.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Beaver Dam United Methodist Church for Wheels on Fire.
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