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Margaret Ann "Marge" Ross Alger
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Birth: Sep. 5, 1927
Miami County
Indiana, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 2008
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

OBITUARY - Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN)

Margaret Ann "Marge" Alger, 81, formerly of 1232 Falls Ave., Wabash, died at 1:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 2008, at Miller's Merry Manor West.

She was born Sept. 5, 1927, in Peru, to Harry and Vernice (Bragg) Ross.

Marge was a 1946 graduate of Wabash High School. She married Donald M. Alger in Wabash on July 13, 1946. She worked as a sports editor for the Wabash Plain Dealer from 1944-1946, was a longtime driver for Meals on Wheels, and ushered at the Honeywell Center in Wabash. She was a member of Wabash First United Methodist Church and Delta Theta Tau sorority. She enjoyed doing arts and crafts and loved sports, especially the Colts and Purdue.

She is survived by her husband, Donald M. Alger, Wabash; a son, D. Robert "Rob" (Donna) Alger, Valdosta, Ga.; one daughter, Katherine "Katie" (Randy) Retherford, Fort Wayne; a son-in-law, Joe Nahler, Mt. Juliet, Tenn.; a sister, Alice Lester, Fort Wayne; seven grandchildren, Dr. Kiersa (Kevin) Durfee, Arcadia, Fla., Travis (Shannon Lashbrook) Nahler, Fegersheim, France, D. Robert "Chip" Alger II, Valdosta, Ga., Rachel Retherford, Fort Wayne, Chase Alger, Valdosta, Ga., Ross Retherford, Fort Wayne, Dalton Tomlinson, Valdosta, Ga.; two great-grandchildren, Kaleb and Kyra Durfee, both of Arcadia, Fla. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Maridon "Mickey" Nahler, who died Oct. 25, 2008.

Funeral services will be held at Miller's Merry Manor West, 1720 Alber St., Wabash, on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at 9:30 a.m. Pastor David Cross will officiate. #Burial will be in Falls Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 15, 2008, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash. Preferred memorial is Wabash First United Methodist Church.
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  Donald M Alger (1923 - 2009)
Falls Memorial Gardens
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec New200, lot 565, sp 1
Created by: Friends of Falls Cemeter...
Record added: Jan 01, 2010
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Margaret Ann Marge <i>Ross</i> Alger
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