Margaret L. Oakleaf

Margaret L. Oakleaf, 100, of Tiffin and formerly Republic, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 27, 2013, at Seneca House, Tiffin.

She was born Aug. 18, 1913, in Republic, to Henry and Carrie (Allen) Meyer. She married Curtis Loyal Oakleaf April 19, 1939, in Republic, and he preceded her in death Dec. 21, 1981.

She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Carolyn (Jon W.) Cartwright of Tiffin; two grandchildren, Jon C. (Julie) Cartwright of Chicago, Ill., and Mrs. Kendra (Benjamin) Freud of Scarsdale, N.Y.; and three great-grandchildren, Nicolas and Alexia Freud and Alexandra Cartwright.

She was a member of Republic United Church of Christ, the Women’s Society, a 1931 graduate of Republic High School and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Private family graveside services will be today, Aug. 29, 2013, at Farewell Retreat Cemetery, Republic, with Pastor Darla Metz officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Seneca County or to Republic UCC.

Lindsey-Olds Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR 19, Bloomville, is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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