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Margaret L. Herr, 95, went to be with her Lord whom she loved on Aug. 1, 2013. She passed away at 2:25 p.m. at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton.

She was born Jan. 22, 1918, in Bluffton to the late Clarence and Esther Slusser Jones. On Nov. 1, 1939, she married William M. Herr, and he survives.

Margaret was a homemaker, farm wife and had worked at Triplett Corp., Bluffton. She was a life long member of Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton. She enjoyed working with her flowers, traveling, loved her entire family, her church, her bible and attending her grandchildren’s activities. She had been a 4-H adviser. She was a graduate of Bluffton High School.

Survivors also include four daughters, Louise (Jack) Shoupe, of Bluffton, Carole Kelley, of Bluffton, Jayne (Charles) Huffman, of Pandora, and Shari (Tony) Schwab, of Pandora; 17 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a brother, David (Madra) Jones, of Findlay; two sisters, Martha Beach, of Bluffton, and Ruth Amstutz, of Grangeville, Idaho; a daughter-in-law, Julie Herr, of Bluffton; and a sister-in-law, Joan Jones, of Bluffton.

A son Gary Herr; brother, Clarence Jones; and a sister, Alice Wingate, preceded Margaret in death.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton. The Rev. Dick Potter and the Rev. Charles Warren will officiate. Burial will be in Ebenezer Mennonite Cemetery.

Visitation will be 2-6 pm Sunday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Bluffton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Ebenezer Mennonite Church Missions Fund.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com

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