Margaret Horner, age 85, of Fostoria passed away Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, in Bowling Green, Ohio. She was born in Lansing, New York on June 12, 1928 to Michael and Theresa (Kosa) Farkas. She married Robert D. Horner in Portage, Ohio on July 11, 1948 and he died on July 2, 2006. She and Robert were the parents of one daughter, Sandra R. Howard, who passed away June 9, 2008.
Margaret was a 1946 graduate of Bowling Green High School. She retired in January, 1994 from the Fostoria office of AAA Auto Club. She was previously employed at the S.S. Kresge Co., Ahlenius Co. and Tropic-Aire, all in Fostoria. She was a member of VFW Post 421 Ladies Auxiliary. She and her husband were members of the Swinging-Saddlelites Square Dance Club and enjoyed many years of dancing.
Margaret was an avid bowler for more than 40 years. She enjoyed watching football games and golf tournaments on TV, sewing, cross stitching and crossword puzzles. She looked forward to playing cards and going on vacations, day trips and casinos with her sisters. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Margaret was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Fostoria.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Robert; daughter, Sandra; sisters, Yolanda Dulaney and Elizabeth Frank; and brother, Stephen Farkas of Bowling Green.
Surviving are grandchildren, First Sergeant Phillip L. Roberts, U.S. Army stationed in Texas, and Amber (Devon) Childers, Fostoria; great-grandchildren, Destiny Brady and Christian Buess of Fostoria, Brice Pearson of Fostoria and Bishop Childers of Fostoria, Phillip Roberts, Jr. and India Roberts of Texas, and Demi Roberts of Texas; and sisters, Irene (George) Farr and Carol Lashuay of Bowling Green.
Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, March 14, 2014 at MANN-HARE-HOENING FUNERAL HOME, 407 N. Countyline St., Fostoria. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the funeral home. Burial will be at Knollcrest Cemetery, Arcadia.
Our sincere appreciation to the nurses and staff at Bridge Hospice Care Center for the wonderful care given to Margaret.
Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice Care Center, 1069 Klotz Road, Bowling Green, Ohio 43402.
Online expressions of sympathy, fond memories or photos may be shared by visiting www.mann-harehf.com.
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