Margaret M. Baumgartner, 95, of Warsaw, and formerly of rural Mentone, passed at 4:50 am, Monday, April 24, 2023 at Miller's Merry Manor of Warsaw, Ind.
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. She married on Feb. 16, 1947 in Defiance to 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, Florida.
She is survived by her daughters Carol and husband Bill Sisk of Claypool and Virginia Tuttle of Rochester Hills, Michigan; 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; 4 Step Great Great Grandchild; and a sister Betty and husband 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 12:00 noon, Saturday, April 29, 2023 at King Memorial Home 101 North Tucker Street Mentone, Ind. with Pastor Butch Troke officiating.
The interment will take place following the service in the Mentone Cemetery, Mentone, Ind.
Visitation hours will be held from 10 am to 12 noon, Saturday, April 29, 2023 at King Memorial Home, Mentone, Ind.
Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the Beaver Dam UMC for Wheels on fire.