May 19, 1933 - September 17, 2014
Margaret Ann Schadler, 81, of St. Joseph died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Whitcomb Towers. Services celebrating her life will be held at 11 AM on Monday, Sept 22, at Fairplain Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery. The visitation will be held from 2 PM to 5 PM on Sunday at the Dey-Florin Chapel of Florin Funeral Service in St. Joseph. Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Public Schools Foundation to support the Band and Orchestra program. Please share messages, memories or photos at www.florin.net. Margaret was born on May 19, 1933 and her parents were George and Opal Gerhard. She grew up in Benton Harbor and graduated from Benton Harbor High School in 1951. She married J. Edward “Pinky” Schadler in 1962, and he preceded her in death in 1992. Margaret was a secretary in the Guidance Office at St Joseph High School for nearly 20 years before retiring in 1999. She was a life member of the Benton Harbor First Congregational Church, active in many roles over the years, and served as its financial secretary for 30 years. She loved music and played the piano in her younger years. She also enjoyed attending concerts, especially the St. Joseph Municipal Band concerts on the bluff. Margaret was interested in other people and was always found helping others. She also loved getting together with her family and friends. She is survived by her children, Steve (Cheryl) Schadler of St. Joseph and Jim (Ann) Schadler of Lansing, and her 2 grandchildren, Benjamin and Amanda. She was also preceded in death by her twin sister, Mary Alice, in 1968.
Margaret Ann Schadler, 81, of St. Joseph died Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at the Whitcomb Towers. Services celebrating her life will be held at 11 AM on Monday, Sept 22, at Fairplain Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow in Riverview... View Obituary & Service Information
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