Margaret Darlene Yager, age 80 of Marion, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at Heartland of Marion.
Margaret was born on July 27, 1939 to the late Dennis and Dorothy (Kibbs) Brooker in Portsmouth, OH. On November 17, 1990, she married Lester Yager in Marion, Ohio.
Margaret belonged to the Peace Community Church. She was a part of the Pleasant, Prospect and Marion Senior Centers. She retired as a Recreational Therapist from Community Nursing Home in 2004. She loved playing cards, especially euchre. In her earlier years, she enjoyed doing ceramics. Also, Lester and her enjoyed camping and getting season tickets for OSU Basketball games. She will truly be missed by family and friends.
Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her brother: Carl “Bud” Brooker; her sisters: Shirley McElroy and Kay Welsh; and her granddaughter: Heather Rudd.
Those who will cherish her memories include her husband of 29 years: Lester Yager of Marion, OH; her daughter: Sharon (Mike) Christian of Edison, OH and her sons: John G. Crace of Meeker, OH and Scott Crace of Marion, OH; her grandchildren: Shane Endicott, Amanda Crace, Elizabeth Crace, Hayden Berridge, Tressel Sayre and Kingston Sayre; and numerous great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held on Friday, May 22, 2020 at 12:30pm at the Marion Cemetery in the older section with Rev. Joel Fetter officiating. Donations may be given in Margaret’s memory to the Peace Community Church, P.O. Box 176, Waldo, Ohio 43356.
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