December 17, 1934 ‒ July 03, 2014
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Margaret Amstutz, age 79, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday morning, July 3, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born on December 17, 1934 in Tiro, OH, daughter of the late Marian H. and Annabel E. (Virtue) Crall.
Margaret was a member of the Church at Chapel Hill near Mount Vernon, the DAR, and she volunteered at the Chapel Hill Christian Academy. She enjoyed spending time with and attending activities of her grandchildren and great granddaughter. Margaret enjoyed going to the theater and eating at the Mexican Restaurants.
Margaret is survived by her children, Gail (Peggy) Amstutz of Augusta, GA, Norman (Debbie) Amstutz of Galion, Marion (Janice) Amstutz of Polk, Kevin Amstutz of Columbus, and Heather (Mark) Thomas of Mount Vernon; six grandchildren, Chad Amstutz, Jennifer (John) McCracken, Scott Amstutz, Megan, Alayna and Travis Thomas and a great granddaughter, Lexi McCracken; Japanese daughter, Ryoko Itsutsuji and her children of Tokyo, Japan; sisters, Betty (Mark) Rafferty of Hoover, AL and Mary Louise Neumann of Bucyrus; sister-in-law, Phyllis Crall of Bucyrus; several nieces, nephews and friends; canine companion, Bailey; and feline companions, Tawny and TC.
In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Roger K. Amstutz and a brother, Robert Crall.
The family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m on Monday, July 7, 2014 at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd., Mount Vernon with Pastor Dan Whisner officiating. A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday in Union Cemetery near Sulphur Springs, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Church at Chapel Hill or the Knox County Humane Society, 400 Columbus Rd., Mount Vernon, OH 43050
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Margaret Amstutz.