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March 24 | Visitation

Friday 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home

March 24 | Memorial Service

Friday 7:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home


Margaret J. Zircher

February 29, 1936 - March 17, 2023

“Peg” Margaret Jane (Marks) Zircher,

Age 87, formerly of E. Rowland Road, Toledo, passed away of natural causes early Friday morning, March 17, 2023, at The Landings in Sidney, Ohio, where she had been a resident for nearly three years. She was born February 29, 1936, in Jersey Shore, PA, to the late Ivan & Reba (Whipple) Marks. On November 16, 1968, at Broadway United Methodist Church in Toledo, Peg married Kenneth Zircher who preceded her in death on August 2, 2021. Surviving are sisters & brothers-in-law: Sherril Geer of Tucson, AZ, David Veit of Houston, Betty Paulus of Russia and Bernie & Joy Zircher of Fort Loramie as well as nieces and nephews: Robin Vogel of Perrysburg, Rick Schmidt of Sylvania, Todd & Elisa “Ellie” Zircher of Midwest City, OK, Pat & Laura Zircher of Carmel, IN, LeAnn Veit of Piqua, Jennifer & Wes McFarlin of Minster, Keith & Barb Paulus of Russia, Dan & Bonnie Paulus of Russia, Mike & Teresa Paulus of New Bremen, Karol Paulus of Conover, Kathryn & Matt Burks of Fort Loramie, Kevin & Marcella Zircher of Sidney, Nicholas & Sara Zircher of Fort Loramie, Brian & Caitlin Zircher of Columbus, IN, Steve Sherman of Yorkshire and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by several siblings from the Marks family as well as brothers & sisters-in-law, Edward Zircher, Linda Veit and Bill Paulus; two nephews, Paul Zircher, Matthew Zircher and one niece, Michelle Sherman.

Peg was a dedicated homemaker. She had also worked several years as a keypunch operator for Champion Spark Plug of Toledo. She graduated with the 1954 class from Edwin Drummond Libbey High School. Years ago, Peg enjoyed bowling with her Toledo girlfriends and traveling with her late husband Ken.

An Evening Funeral Service will be 7:00 PM, Friday, March 24, 2023, at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie with Pastor Doug Thobe presiding. Friends may call Friday 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Wilson Health Hospice or charities of choice. Private condolences may be expressed at


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