Friday, May 25, 2012

Margaret Logan

Margaret Grace Logan, daughter of Virgil Wyman and Jessie Leona (Toot) Shroyer was born in Mercer Missouri on December 25 1921 and passed away on May 21 2008, west of Mercer, Missouri, at the home of her daughter, at the age of 86 years. Margaret was raised in the Mercer community, attended the Ilia Country School and was a 1940 graduate of Mercer High School. She was first married to Harry Woodrow Gibbs, and their marriage ended in divorce. On February 21, 1948 she was married to Max Wesley Logan. Max preceded her in death on December 9 1965. She was also preceded in death by her parents; her former husband, Harry Gibbs; a stepson, Jerry Logan; two brothers, Wesley and Wayne Shroyer; four sisters, Wauneta Shroyer, Vera Nanning, Eva Alley, and Betty Daily; and by a step-grandson, Gary Logan............ Margaret lived in Tampa, Florida, during World War II, and worked at the Glidden Paint Company, where she was the first female paint sales person in Florida. She and Max lived most of their married life near Lineville, Iowa. In 1967, she moved to Des Moines, Iowa and attended the Des Moines Area Community College. She moved to Indianola, Iowa, in 1972 working in Des Moines for the Borden Dairy, Iowa Paint Manufacturing Company, and Employers Mutual Insurance Company, retiring in 1986. After retirement, she spent many winters in Key Largo, Florida, where she worked for the Shell Man Souvenir Shop. She returned to Des Moines in June of last year. Margaret is survived by her daughter, Donna Hashman (and son-in-law, Bob) of Mercer, Missouri; two sons, Randy Gibbs (and daughter-in-law, Teresa) of Santa Maria, California, and Bruce Logan (and daughter-in-law, Deanna)) of Carlisle, Iowa; two sisters, Ruth Austin of Bella Vista, Arkansas, and Marie Dailey Hass of Mercer; eight grandchildren, Melissa Gibbs Shaver, Mark Anthony Gibbs, Kristine Logan Brown, Kelli Marie Logan, Bryan Hashman, Greg Logan, Linda Logan Siemer, and Lisa Logan Mison; 12 great-grandchildren, Brett Logan, Colton and Kaylee Senter, Tyler and Nicole Shields, Drew Clubb, Michael and Mariah Logan, Faith Ann Siemer, Wesley Wayne Hashman, Logan Ann Brown, and Lane Reeder; three great-grandchildren, Alex and Zach Logan, and Drevyn Seaman; a step, daughter-in-law, Barbara Logan of Kansas City, Missouri, and by many other relatives and close friends. Margaret was a former member of the Mercer Christian Church "Disciples of Christ" and a member of the Indianola Church of Christ. In Memory of Margaret Logan date of birth December 25 1921 date of death May 21 2008 services Greenlee-Middleton Funeral Chapel, Lineville, Iowa Monday May 26 2008 11:00 a.m. officiating Pastor Jack Stark, Pastor Robert Markum pallbearers Bryan Hashman, Elijah Dailey, Brett Logan, Todd Siemer, Greg Logan, Phil Brown honorary pallbearers Robert Shaver, Dale Adair, Garry Cribb, Duane Dailey, Mark Gibbs Music taped selection, Ron Shroyer, Marsha Seyffert interment Evergreen Cemetery Lineville, Iowa

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