Margaret E. Schoepfle, 97, of Bellefontaine, passed away at 6:35 a.m. on Friday, December 28, 2012 at Heartland of Bellefontaine.
She was born on February 10, 1915 in Bellefontaine, a daughter of the late Ezra Ellsworth and Eleanor Downing. She was also preceded in death by sons, Max and Bill Schoepfle, brother, Harold Paul Downing and sisters, Elise L. Henry and Mabel Montrose Dunn.
On October 13, 1938 in Lexington, Kentucky, she married William Henry Schoepfle and he preceded her in death on March 17, 1985.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include a son, Charles Schoepfle of Bellefontaine; 9 grandchildren and numerous great and great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Pastor Fred Clogg will officiate a funeral service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 31, 2012 at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, where friends may call on Sunday from 2-4 p.m. Burial will be in Bellefontaine Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 3797 Summit Glen Drive, Suite G100, Dayton, Ohio 45449.
Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine assisted the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.