AdaMargie M. Badertscher, 90, died at 9:25 a.m. March 21, 2012, at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.She was born April 12, 1921, in Lima to Clinton to Ursel Long Morehead, who preceded her in death. On June 3, 1939, she married Harold A. Badertscher, who died May 16, 2011.Mrs. Badertscher was a homemaker and helped with the running of the family farm. She was a member of Sugar Grove United Methodist Church, Ada, and its Women's Society. She had taught Sunday school at St. Paul United Church of Christ and County Line Church of the Brethren, both in Ada. She had been a counselor for the Billy Graham Crusades in Columbus.Survivors include six sons, Don (Myrna) Badertscher and Frank (Pat) Badertscher, both of Ada, Ken (Sue) Badertscher, of Pickerington, Dale (Sharon) Badertscher, of Ada, Dennis (Laurie) Badertscher, of Bluffton, and Jerry (Jenifer) Badertscher, of Ada; and 18 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Angela Badertscher; a great-grandson, Laken Woolum; and a sister, Kathryn Ackerman.Services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada. David Badertscher will officiate. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada.Friends may call from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday and until time of services Saturday at the funeral home.Memorial contributions may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or Sugar Grove United Methodist Church.Condolences may be expressed at hansonneely.com.
Margie M. Badertscher