Bargman, Mary Ellen

Written by David Green.

Mary Ellen Bargman, 88, of Wauseon, Ohio, died Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010, at Heartland of Wauseon. 
She was born July 11, 1921, in Frankfort, Ohio, the daughter of Morris and Grace (Morris) Hise.  On Dec. 23, 1966, in Morenci, Mich., she married Martin E. Bargman, Jr.  He preceded her in death Aug. 30, 1988.
Mary was a graduate of the Edgerton High School. She was formerly employed at Fulton Industries in Wauseon, Ohio, as an inspector.  She retired in 1983 after 28 years of service.  Mary enjoyed crocheting and spending time at her lake house near Montgomery, Mich.
Survivors include two sons, Fred (and Patricia) Osborn of Manitou Beach, Mich., and Dan (and Betty) Osborn of Wauseon; four grandchildren, Kellie (and Mark) Seyfried of Lansing, Mich., Brad (and Melissa) Osborn of Morenci, Dustin Osborn of Wauseon and Amber Osborn of Wauseon; three great-grandchildren Bradey, Brennen and Ava; sister-in-law, Lucy Hise of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband, Mary was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Madelyn Fee; a brother, Kenneth Hise; and brother-in-law, Bill Fee.
Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci, with Rev. Donna Stutzman officiating.  Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. Burial will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.
Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of donor’s choice.
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