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Monday, November 12th, 2007
Margaret Kiracofe
Margaret E. Kiracofe, 96, of Convoy, died at 2:09 p.m. Nov. 10, 2007, at VanCrest Health Care Center, Van Wert.
She was born Dec. 28, 1910, in Dull, to Andrew Jackson and Laura L. Kreischcer Bolenbaugh. On March 16, 1929, she married Harland Howard Kiracofe, who died Feb. 21, 1988.
Surviving are two sons, Bruce (Cora Ann), LaFayette, and Larry, Van Wert; four daughters, Joann Darling, Shirley Flickinger and Judy (Jean) Foust, all of Van Wert, and Brenda (Cecil) Foust, Convoy; four brothers, Roy Bolenbaugh, Indianapolis, Ind., Alan J. (Rosemary) Bolenbaugh, North Vernon, Ind., William C. (Marcile) Bolenbaugh, Ohio City, and John V. (Alma) Bolenbaugh, Van Wert; three sisters, Anita Copeland and Pearl Whitehead, both of Celina, and Arlene Marsee, Convoy; 25 grandchildren, seven stepgrandchildren, 78 great-grandchildren and 36 great-great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Ronald Dale; two brothers, Donald K. and DeLoyd Bolenbaugh; and a sister, Ethel Hawk.
She retired in 1963 from G.C. Murphy Co., Van Wert. She was a member, church secretary/treasurer and Cradle Roll superintendent at Convoy United Brethren in Christ Church, where she also was active in its Women's Missionary Association.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Cowan & Son Funeral Home, Van Wert, the Revs. Robert Shook and Stewart L. Dennie officiating. Burial is at Woodlawn Cemetery, Ohio City.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church or Community Health Professionals-Hospice.
Condolences can be made to cowanfh@yahoo.com.
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