Margaret M. DeLombard

Feb 28, 1920 - Apr 20, 2013

Margaret M. DeLombard, 93, of Huron went home to Jesus, her Lord and Savior, on Saturday, April 20, 2013, in the Erie County Care Facility while under the gentle care of Stein Hospice.

She was born Feb. 28, 1920, in Port Huron, Mich., the daughter of William Forsythe and Mary M. (Hall) Royan. She graduated from Port Huron High School in 1937.

She married Russell "Slim" DeLombard on Dec. 18, 1942, and they celebrated 70 years of marriage with a family celebration in 2012. Margaret was a member of The Chapel and previously of First Baptist Church, Sandusky.

Margaret first and foremost loved Jesus, her husband, and her family. As a young woman, she dedicated herself to raising her children and keeping a loving, comfortable home. She was an artist, working in watercolor, sculpture, copper enameling, calligraphy, leaded glasswork, and photography and was an accomplished seamstress. She loved to travel and was very happy to have visited Scotland (her father's homeland), France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Mexico and Tanzania with some of her children/ grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, Margaret is survived by her children, Russel (Tina Gilbert) DeLombard of Bainbridge Island, Wash., Marilee DeLombard of Shawville, Quebec, Canada, Tom deLombarde of Shelby, Ohio, Richard (Amy) DeLombard of Huron, Valerie (Nicasio) Martinez of Tlacolula, Oaxaca, Mexico, Mary (Don) Smith of Houston, Texas, and Lisa (Jim) Kirtz of Simpsonville, S.C.; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Dorothy Jeannette Nofs.

Friends may call 1-2 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Foster Funeral Home & Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, Rev. Dave Brown, pastor of The Chapel, Sandusky, officiating. Burial will be in Scott Cemetery, Huron.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.

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