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Wednesday, 06 November 2013 11:03
M.-Davis-Obit-Picture-001Margaret E. Davis, 95, of Bowling Green, Ohio, passed away, Monday, November 4, 2013.
Margaret was born in Portage Township to the late Henry and Myrtle (Miller) Dauterman on September 27, 1918. In 1943, Margaret married her high school sweetheart Leonard N. Davis and he preceded her in death on May 19, 1999.
Margaret was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church in Portage, Ohio. She and her late husband co-chaired a blood mobile at the Christ United Methodist Church for several years and she was also blood donor.
Margaret was also a volunteer for the Wood County Hospital and a member of the Hospital Guild.
She was a past president of the Wood County Rural mail carriers and also of the 5th and 9th district. Margaret was also the past president of the Portage Senior Citizens, Wood County Senior Citizens and the Bowling Green Senior Citizens Center as well as a long time member of the Portage Center Gleaners.
Margaret worked at Stoots Restaurant and H.J. Heinz and retired from Goodyear. While at Goodyear she won the Goodyear Spirit Award.
In her younger years Margaret was very athletic; she played basketball on the Portage Town team and also was the pitcher for the Bowling Green Merchants softball team.
Margaret and her husband were awarded the Lyle Fletcher Award at the Wood County Historical Museum and they also were honored as the Fraternalism of the Year Award in 1993 at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, which was given by the Gleaner Life Insurance Society.
Margaret and her late husband Leonard were also well known for their generous donations to the Elmwood Local Schools Scholarship Funds, as well as the Gleaners Scholarship funds and Portage Township Alumni.
Margaret is survived by a sister: Fern Sipe, of Bowling Green; and a host of loving nieces and nephews.
Along with her parents and husband, Margaret was preceded in death by a sister: Edna; brothers: Roy, Andrew, Harold, Donald and Merl Dauterman.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 4 p.m. in the Christ United Methodist Church, 301 W. Main Street, Portage, Ohio. Interment will be private.
Arrangements have been entrusted with the DECK-HANNEMAN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, 1460 W. Wooster Street/P.O. Box 648, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402, Tele: 419-352-2171.
Memorial contributions in Margaret's honor may be given to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Road, Perrysburg, Ohio 43551.
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Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 November 2013 11:56

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