Jan. 12, 1919-June 11, 2012
Margaret B. Broaddus, 93, of Delphos, died at 8:09 p.m. Monday at Vancrest Healthcare Center.
She was born on Jan. 12, 1919, the ninth of 12 children to William and Inez (Ervin) Mulbarger, who preceded her in death.
In 1938, she married William E. Broaddus, who died on Nov. 18, 1996. He was the love of her life.
Survivors include son William G. (Mary Jane) Broaddus of Brunswick; daughter Dian (Jack) Staup of Delphos; and grandchildren Derek (Debbie), Deanna and David Broaddus of the Cleveland area, Amy (Michael) Malone of Plain City and Todd Staup of Lima.
She was also preceded in death by a son Brian Kirk Broaddus on March 5, 2004; infant son, Barton Keith Broaddus in 1944; brothers Clifford, Charles, Lloyd, Edward, Albert and Bob Mulbarger; and sisters Rosalma Von Blon, Gladys Pepple, Nina Mohn, Bettye Flagg and Jeanne Kiser.
She retired in 1984 from Key Bank, formerly Peoples National Bank, after 25 years of employment. Memberships include Trinity United Methodist Church, where she was treasurer for many years and was very active in her earlier years in the CCL, PTA and Women’s Church Groups. She was a Brownie and Girl Scout leader and a 1937 graduate of Lima South High School, where she had been a cheerleader for three years and senior queen attendant. She loved reading books, writing letters, sending cards and playing Hand and Foot.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, the Revs. David Howell and John Medaugh officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home and for an hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials are to the church or St. Rita’s Hospice.
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