FROM THE TRIBUTES.COM WEBSITE:
Margaret Fay Vawter, 80, of South Bend, Indiana walked thru Heavens Gates Sunday, August 7, 2011. She was surrounded by her children and grandchildren when she died. Margaret was born July 3, 1931, to Bernice (Jones) and Oliver Cooke. She had been employed in several fields, was part owner of LaMar Donut Shop in Niles, and most recently as an aide at Carlisle Nursing Home.
On October 11, 1951, Margaret married Clarence Vawter who preceded her in death in 1973.Clarence and Margaret, better known as Turk and Peggy had seven children, Martha “Janie” Tarwacki of South Bend, Indiana, Rebecca “Becky” Vawter of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Michael “Mike” Vawter of South Bend, Indiana, Mark (Pat) Vawter of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Brenda “Sue” (Tony) Wycoff of Niles, Michigan, Richard Vawter of Lancaster, South Carolina, John (Thia) Vawter of South Bend, Indiana; grandchildren, Adam Tarwacki of South Bend, Indiana, Peter (Ruth) Tarwacki of South Bend, Indiana, Amy (Dan) Scott of South Bend, Indiana, Andrew Wycoff of Niles, Michigan, Ashley Wycoff of Niles, Michigan, Logan Vawter of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and a great grandson, Noah Tarwacki of South Bend, Indiana. A grandson, Christopher Wycoff preceded her in death.
Peggy graduated from Hobart High School in 1949. She was a member of the Hillcrest Baptist Church in Mishawaka, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2011, in the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 3545 N. Bendix Drive, South Bend, Indiana. Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, August 11, 2011, in the Hillcrest Baptist Church, Mishawaka, Indiana, where friends may call one hour prior the Funeral. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, South Bend.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Missions Fund at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 59220 Bremen Highway, Mishawaka, Indiana 46544.
To send condolences online, please visit Kaniewski.com.
This information was obtained from: http://www.tributes.com/show/Margaret-Fay-Vawter-92060647.