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Obituary Margaret F. (Toller) Iiams

September 13, 1929 - May 22, 2020

Margaret F. (Toller) Iiams,

Age 90, of Eastview Drive, Fort. Loramie, passed away of natural causes Friday morning, May 22, 2020, at the Landings of Sidney in Sidney, Ohio. She was born September 13, 1929, in Fort Loramie, Ohio, to the late Anton & Edith (Nabor) Toller. On June 13, 1953, at St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie, Margaret married Doyle K. Iiams who preceded her in death on May 8, 2018. She is survived by three children: Kurt Iiams of Fort Loramie, Pam & Chuck Cary of Defiance and Elaine & Chuck Ernst of Fort Loramie; four grandchildren: Matt & Katie Ernst, Lauren & Ryan Grillot, Andy & Jen Cary and Brad Cary along with seven great-grandchildren: Aubrey and Eli Ernst, Vera, Henry, Oscar and Edith Grillot and Cora Cary; two sisters, Dorothy Laufer of Troy, Helen Meyer of McCartyville and sisters-in-law, Norma Toller of Fort Loramie and Charlotte Toller of Kettering as well as numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings: Frank & Virginia Toller, Mildred & Robert Fridley, Mary & Lester Rosengarten, Ed Toller, Alvin Toller and brothers-in-law: Paul Laufer, Lawrence Meyer and Myron & Janice Iiams.

Margaret was a 1947 graduate of Fort Loramie High School before attending the Ohio State Beauty Academy in Columbus. After beauty college Margaret opened Margie's Beauty Shop on W. Main Street in Fort Loramie where she had been owner and operator until 1954. She later worked several years at George Martin's Flower Shop. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, the Fort Loramie Legion Auxiliary and Fort Loramie Historical Society. Margaret was dedicated to her family. She was very creative and talented in sewing, knitting and painting. She had always been an avid reader and years ago, enjoyed bowling and golf outings.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment of cremains will follow at St. Michael’s Cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Social distancing will be in practice at all funeral rites; attendees should wear a mask at church if they are able. Live-Streaming of services may be viewed at www.nflregion.org. Memorials may be made to the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad or Wilson Health Hospice. Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.


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