At South Huron Hospital, Exeter, on Wednesday, March 23, 2005, Margaret ( Haberer) Westlake in her 89th year, of Zurich. Beloved wife of Keith Westlake for 66 years. Dear mother of Robert and Alma Westlake, Kenneth and Vicki Westlake and Elaine and Matt Haney. Loved by grandchildren Tim, Heather and Brent Gingerich, Jayne, Scott and Andrew Westlake, Steven, Kevin and Richard Haney and great-grandchildren Sera, Mey and Chloe. Dear sister of Mildred and Ed Kaufman, Fred and Audrey Haberer and sister-in-law of Helen Haberer and Vivian Westlake. Predeceased by her parents Fred J. and Laura (Kalbfleisch) Haberer, brother Karl Haberer, brother-in-law Gordon Westlake and sister-in-law Jean Westlake. Margaret was a life long member of St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lutheran Church Women and a dedicated member of the Zurich Women’s Institute. Margaret was a dedicated partner in the family business serving the emergency and funeral needs of the community as well as retail furniture sales.
Visitation at the J. M. McBeath Funeral Home, 49 Goshen St. N., Zurich on Saturday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. The funeral and committal services will be conducted on Monday, March 28, 2005 at 2 p.m. in St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Zurich. Pastor Ann Krueger officiating. Memorial contributions to a charity of one’s choice may be made through the funeral home.
Special thanks to the caregivers at her home in Zurich, the staff of Exeter Villa, Margaret’s home for the past year and South Huron Hospital for their care and support.
A tree will be planted as a living memorial to Margaret Westlake