Margaret (Peggy) Gelhaus

Born: Fri., Jun. 11, 1926
Died: Fri., Apr. 16, 2010

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Margaret (Peggy) Gelhaus, 83, 2115 Wapakoneta Ave., Sidney, Ohio died on Friday, April 16, 2010 at 9:00 AM at her daughter's residence in Dublin, Ohio after an extended illness. She was born June 11, 1926 in Fort Recovery, Ohio the daughter of Felix Charles and Vivian (Clinehenz) Wangler and they are deceased. She was married on February 18, 1950 to Norbert Gelhaus and he survives along with two daughters, Maria Hodge and husband Michael of Dublin, Ohio and Diana Gasaway and husband Kim of Fairborn, Ohio; also surviving is a sister, Betty Fullenkamp of Fort Recovery, Ohio and a brother, Charles Wangler of Portland, Indiana and five grandchildren, Mya Hodge, Miles Hodge, Malia Hodge, Drew Gasaway and Beth Hoos. She was a 1944 graduate of Fort Recovery High School in Fort Recovery. She had been a bookkeeper at the Barr Company in Celina, Ohio for many years and had worked for Sears in Sidney and Piqua in telephone sales for many years. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney and a member of the Altar Rosary Sodality at the church. She had been a girl scout leader for many years. She was a real good wife and mother. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at 10:30 AM at Holy Angels Catholic Church with Rev. Dan Schmitmeyer. Burial will be at St. Henry Cemetery, St. Henry, Ohio. Friends may call at Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 20, 2010 from 8:30 AM until 10:15 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 3003 W. Cisco Rd., Sidney, Ohio 45365. Attention: Lu Ann Presser. Envelopes will also be available at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the Gelhaus family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home's web site at:

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Denny and Vicki Ramey

Uncle Norb, Diane, Maria, and families, Just received an email from Kathy R with the sad news about Aunt Peggy. We are in Branson, MO and will not be able to attend the services.You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God Bless You in this difficult time.....Den

Dick and Peggy Gelhaus

Uncle Norb, Diane, Maria and families, Sorry to hear about Aunt Peggy, she was always so nice and one of my favorite aunts. We had hoped to make it to the funeral, but unfortunately we won't be able to. Know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Dick and Peggy Gelhaus

Marilyin and Carl Reinking

Uncle Norb, Maria and Diana and family: We were so sad to hear about Aunt Peggy. She was always such a blessing to be around with a smile for everyone and an interest in what you were doing, no matter how long it had been since our paths had crossed. We will always have fond memories of her and know you have lost a wonderful, loving wife, mom and grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. I'll be coming to the cemetery with Mom since she won't be able to make the longer trip to Sidney. We'll see you on Tuesday afternoon. Love, Marilyn

Joe and Sun Schaab

Uncle Norb, Diane, Maria and Family, We were very sorry to hear of Aunt Peggy's illness and passing. She was always a joy to be around and always made you feel good about yourself. I'm sorry to say we cannot make it to the services but know that you are in our prayers. May God bless and keep you all.

Marcie McClain Albers

Dear Maria and family~ I am sorry for your loss. I read in the paper and heard in church of the passing of your mother. I lost my mom a few years ago to Alzheimers. The last couple days I have been thinking of the fun times I spent at your house with your family. I can remember thinking you had such a wonderful family and beautiful home. I am sorry that I will not be able to come to the funeral home or to the Mass, because of my work schedule. Take care and a when you get time please contact me, I would love to catch up. Love, Marcie

Ray and Barb Herb

Uncle Norb, Diane, Marie and families. We just heard that Aunt Peggy passed away and were saddened to hear the news. We will remember the smile which she always had on her face. She was a joy to be around. We are keeping all of you in our prayes and thoughts. I ( Ray ) had major surgery on Monday and I won't be able to make the trip. Hope to see all of you at the reunion this July

Kim Gasawy

My favorite memory of Peg is when she would come up to me for a hug. She would put her hands to my face and smile and say, "You're so handsome." White lies like this are allowed in heaven.