Margaret Ross Pepler
Margaret Ross Pepler, age 94, of Tecumseh, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, at Lenawee Medical Care Facility. She was born January 16, 1918, in Glasgow, Scotland to Thomas and Janet (Murdoch) Muirhead. On April 26, 1940, she married George Pepler in Glasgow, Scotland. He predeceased her in June of 2011.
She is survived by a daughter, Beryl McHenry and her husband, Earl, of Blissfield; two grandchildren, Leslie (Tim) Wilkins of Ann Arbor and Matthew (Maegan) McHenry of Corbett, Oregon, and four great-grandchildren, Remy, Maxine, Caiden and Ellia. She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Jean Tinto and five brothers, Thomas, Murdoch, James, David and her twin brother, George.
Margaret was a member of the Adrian Church of Christ. She was a strong, proud Scottish woman who loved sunshine, gardening, antiquing and praising God. She and George were devoted to each other for 71 years of marriage and are now joyously reunited.
At Margaret’s request, cremation has taken place. Visitation was held Sunday, Dec. 9, at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian from 5 until 8 p.m. A private interment service will take place in Brookside Cemetery at a later date.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com.
Memorial contributions in honor of Margaret may be made to Hospice of Lenawee, whose supportive presence was of great comfort in the past few weeks. Special thanks to the staff of Sherwood at Lenawee Medical Care Facility who ministered to Margaret during her final weeks.
Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.