Goshen News, Goshen, IN


April 30, 2014

Margaret R. (Hunter) Bond

Margaret R.

(Hunter) Bond

Aug. 19, 1916-April 29, 2014

CROMWELL — Heaven got a beautiful angel on Tuesday.

Margaret R. (Hunter) Bond, 97, went to be in the arms of the Lord on April 29, 2014, at home.

She was born Aug. 19, 1916 in Albion, to Charles and Beulah (Ott) Franks.

She married William Hunter 1939. He preceded her in death in 1968.

She then married Thomas Bond in 1972. He preceded her in death in 1978.

Margaret is survived by her son, Jerry (JoElla) Hunter of Toledo, Ohio, and his children, Kristina (Tim) Tobias (two great-grandchildren), Amy (Dimitrios) Kargiotis (four great-grandchildren), Jennifer (Tony) Sigura (two great-grandchildren) and Eric (Chivonne) Hunter (one great-grandchild); daughter, Janet (Gene) Wolff of St. Joe, Mich., and her children, Barbara (Jim) Antonucci (three great-grandchildren) Brian (Jill) Wolff (two great-grandchildren) and Brook (Justin) Arney (two great-grandchildren); son, Phillip (Sandy) Hunter of Cromwell, and his children, Starr (Kris) Cox (three great-grandchildren), Lisa Metzinger (two great-grandchildren), Steffany (Doug) Miller (two great-grandchildren), Jeffrey (Molly) Hunter (two great-grandchildren), Michael (Amber) Hunter (three great-grandchildren) and Christopher (Angie) Hunter (two great-grandchildren); daughter, Nena Baker of Middlebury, and her children, Tiffany (John) Miller (six great-grandchildren) and Susan (Chad) Baker (two great-grandchildren); daughter, Marilyn (Wayne) Eash of Ligonier, and her children, Deb (Tim) Schermerhorn (four great-grandchildren), Diane (Kevin) Wagler (one great-grandchild) and Dawn (Ron) Bechtel (two great-grandchildren); Nelson (Carol) Hunter of Ligonier, and his children, Kevin Hunter (two great-grandchildren), Kent (Elizabeth) Hunter (two great-grandchildren), Kim Hunter (three great-grandchildren) and Kurt Hunter (five great-grandchildren). Three great-great-great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Bruce Wolff; three sisters, a brother and a son-in-law, Joe Baker.

She graduated from Albion High School and received a teaching degree from Manchester College. She taught at Perry Central Elementary School for 13 years, then she taught at Ligonier Elementary School. Margaret loved to play cards and dance. She enjoyed watching sports on TV.

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