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December 7, 2019

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Margaret Gossard – 1936 - 2019

Margaret J. Gossard, 82, died on Thursday, July 18, 2019, at 3:46 p.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born on July 23, 1936, in Alger, Ohio, to the late Harry and Sarah (Coppler) Nichols. On Sept. 2, 1969 Margaret married Leslie A. Gossard and he died March 10, 1970.

Margaret was a homemaker. She was a member of the Quickstep Pentecostal Church of God, Alger.

She is survived by a daughter: Lana A. (Bill Stebleton) Freshcorn of Lima; and one granddaughter: Desirea Freshcorn; two grandsons: Anthony Ellis and Eric Smith; and seven great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by seven brothers and four sisters.

Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 25, at Quickstep Pentecostal Church of God with Pastor Don Holbrook officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger, and one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stephanie Spielman Fund for Cancer Research, 460 W. 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210.

Condolences can be expressed at www.hansonneely.com

Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Alger