Margaret“Margie” Harter, 83, died at 5:45 p.m. May 21, 2013, at St. Rita’s Medical Center, surrounded by her family.
She was born July 16, 1929, in Detroit to John and Elizabeth Sanko Toth, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 6, 1947, she married Walters A. “Skeet” Harter, who died April 8, 2002.
Mrs. Harter was a homemaker. She had worked in patient transport at Lima Memorial Health System and retired in 1985 as a dispatch receptionist from the Allen County Airport. She had been a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 370 and the Colonial Golfers Club. She enjoyed harness racing, traveling, and jazz and Christian concerts. She loved her dog Skeeter. She will be remember as a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She has now gone home to be with the Lord.
Survivors include three daughters, Diane (Robert) Tidd, of Lima, Marlene (Robert) Henry, of Greenville, S.C., and Sheree Taylor, of Lima; five grandchildren, Nick (Amber) Taylor, Nathan (Ashley) Henry, Brent Tidd, Sean (Missy) Tidd and Heather Diers; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, John Toth.
Graveside services will begin at 2 p.m. Friday in Mount Tabor Cemetery, Gutman. The Rev. Gary Hohman will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Allen County, WTGN, WBCL or Lima Baptist Temple.
Condolences may be expressed at chiles lamanfh.com.