Margaret E. Herren

December 22, 1934 ‒ September 05, 2017

Springfield, Ohio

Margaret E. Herren, 82, of Springfield, OH and formerly of Delaware County, passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at the Springfield Region Medical  Center.

She was born on December 22, 1934 in Columbus, daughter of the late John and Mildred (Borrows) Ferguson.  Margaret had lived in Delaware County from the early 1970’s into the 1980’s and then moved to St. Petersburg, FL where she lived for fourteen years.  She then came back to Ohio and settled in the Centerburg area.  While residing in Ohio, Margaret worked as a waitress at the former Wyandot Inn in Columbus and also the Hamburger Inn in Delaware.  She had attended the Grace Baptist Church in Delaware.  She enjoyed being around and talking with people.  She also liked working on puzzles, painting, sudoku, find a word, euchre and bingo.  Her favorite actors were Rock Hudson and Clint Eastwood and her favorite dog name was “Spot”.  She loved to cook and especially enjoyed cooking for the entire family on all the holidays.

Surviving are her two sons, Alvert ”Butch” Collins, Jr. of Mount Gilead and Walt (Karen) Herren of Marengo; two daughters, Paris ”Lynn” Elicker of Cardington and Brenda Stamp (Greg) of Geneseo, IL; eight grandchildren, Kenneth Dennison, Nathan (Amanda) Northrup, Brianna Etzel (Jake), August Stamp, Forrest Stamp, Dalton Stamp, Amanda Lavender (Kirk) and Jennifer Durbin (John); twelve great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild; her brother, Jack (Chris) Ferguson of Westerville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents that preceded her in death are four sisters, Betty, Patty, Mary and JoAnn; one grandson, Keith Dennison; and a great grandson, Preston Dennison.

A celebration of Margaret’s life will be held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 5-8 pm, in the Snyder Rodman Funeral Center, 101 Valleyside Drive, Delaware.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.

The Snyder Rodman Funeral Center is honored to be serving the family of Margaret Herren.

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  • To my grandmother…..I will miss you and I’m sorry with our distances and my schedule I was unable to see you the last several years. You were a wonderful woman and I’ll remember all the times we shared while you were in Florida with me. Hopefully one day I’ll see you again and you can make me some ZOUP! I LOVE YOU

  • Great Aunt Margaret,
    I will always cherish your kindness, your bubbly personality, your smile and all the wonderful memories over the years, especially the time we spent together in Florida. I wish I would’ve been able to see you more often but know that I thought of you often and am grateful we at least got to message each other a few times over the past year or two. You will greatly be missed and we love you very much. Love, Jammie Jenkins Varney & Family

  • Brenda and family I am so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Peggy (as I knew her) were very close, we were neighbors in Centerburg and stayed close even after she went to the nursing home in Centerburg 😄I visited her often & took her shopping! We had a lot of fun, she would tell me stories & I would laugh so hard my stomach would hurt for days!!! I will miss our time spent together. May she now R.I.P. & May God wrap the family in his loving arms and comfort each and every one of you! God Bless

  • Love you grandma you will be missed I love all the memories we have Christmas time was my favorite because you put so much time in decorating and cooking dinner for the family I must get loving Christmas so much from you… I love you grandma rip until we meet again