Bancroft, Margery

Written by David Green.

Margery Bancroft, 89, of Wauseon, Ohio, died Friday, March 23, 2007, at Heartland of Wauseon. Margery was born Sept. 2, 1917, in Delta, Ohio, to Frederick J. and Ruby (Meridew) Emch.

Margery was a devoted and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking and baking for her family and crossword puzzles when she had time to herself.

She was a member of the Morenci Congregational Church where she was involved with the Women’s’ Fellowship and the church choir.

She was preceded in death by her parents, beloved husband of 62 years, Donald L. Bancroft, Jr., (1999); brothers, Bob and Tom Emch; and sister, Mary Warncke.

Surviving are her daughter, Sandra Hutchings; son, Richard (and Karen) Bancroft; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Dottie Noe.

There will be no visitation and graveside services will be scheduled at a later date.

Arrangements were made by the H.H. Birkenkamp Funeral Home  in Toledo.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Heartland of Wauseon, 303 W. Leggett St., Wauseon, OH 43567.

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