Margie Lord (1941 – 2017)

Margie Mae Lord, 76 years, of Edgerton, and a former resident of Kimmell, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at Genesis Healthcare-Bryan Center, Bryan, Ohio.

Margie was born January 9, 1941, in Defiance County, Ohio, the daughter of the late Byron G. and Ruth V. (Steingass) Bauer.

She was a 1959 graduate of Holgate High School. Margie then graduated from Mercy School of Nursing, Toledo, Ohio, as a Registered Nurse. An Air Force Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era, she married Thomas Lord on July 22, 1967, and he preceded her in death on January 15, 2016. Margie worked as a Registered Nurse in the hospital setting in New Jersey, Ohio, and Indiana, ending her career working for Doctors’ Clinics in the State of Indiana. She enjoyed sewing and making quilts, doing cross-stitch and tending to her garden, camping and babysitting for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and just spending quality time with her family and friends.

Surviving are her three daughters, Cheryl (Gary) Mock of Bryan, Ohio, Tina (Marty) Bosse of Hamilton, Indiana and Dawn Lord of Columbus, Ohio; four grandchildren, Amber Leppelmeier, Tom Hicks, Devon Bosse, and Camren Bosse; six great-grandchildren, Caden, Braden, MaeLynn, and Kaitlyn Leppelmeier, Tatum Hicks and Tegan Hicks; two sisters, Virginia Osborn and Janice (Gene) Cain, both of Holgate, Ohio; one brother, Larry (Lois) Bauer of Defiance, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas; two brothers, James Bauer and Daniel Bauer, and one sister, Nancy Augsburger.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial donations be given to Community Health Professionals Home Health and Hospice, 1215 South Portland Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506.

You can send your condolences or share your memories with the family by visiting Margie’s obituary page at

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