HOWARD — Margaret T. (Gedeon) Forster, 92, died Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008, at Knox Community Hospital.
She was born in Lakewood on Sept. 22, 1915. She married Fred J. Forster on June 26, 1937. She graduated from West Tech High School in Cleveland and retired from Cooper-Bessemer Co. in Mount Vernon. She had a lifelong zest for learning and life.
She is survived by daughters, Loreen (Dean) Cather of Ashland and Elaine (William) Staats of Howard; sons, Fred (Lynette), Albert (Kathy, deceased) and Joseph (Charlotte) Forster, all of Howard; a sister, Louise Shuga of North Ridgeville; 14 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her husband, an infant son, a granddaughter, a great-great-granddaughter, a sister and two brothers.
Services will be held at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Mount Vernon on Friday, Sept. 5, at 11 a.m. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Mound View Cemetery. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is handling the arrangements.
Memorial contributions can be made to the church at 303 E. High St., Mount Vernon, OH 43050. Information is available at www.fischerfuneralhome.com.