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Margie J. (Thatcher) Dunlap

January 21, 1931 ~ July 1, 2021 (age 90)



Margie J. Dunlap, 90, of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away Thursday, July 1, 2021, at 9:55 a.m. at the Kobacker House in Columbus, Ohio.

She was born in Van Wert County Ohio January 21, 1931, a daughter of the late Kimber and Edith (Mosier) Thatcher.

On June 12, 1955, she married Robert Eugene Dunlap and he preceded her in death April 4, 2005.  She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Mildred, Coleen and Carol Jean.

She is survived by a daughter, Molly (Andy) Bailey of Dublin, Ohio and a son, John (Elizabeth) Dunlap of Hillsboro, Ohio; four grandchildren: Thomas, Meredith (Alex), Maggie and Hannah; four great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Margie worked as a homemaker and volunteered as a member of the Mary Rutan Hospital Guild for many years.  She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Bellefontaine.  She loved to read, do puzzles and enjoyed her time walking at the Hilliker YMCA, where she would have coffee with her friends.  She loved following basketball, especially March Madness and following Bellefontaine Chieftain athletics where she volunteered for the boosters for many years.

Pastor Joe Ziraldo will officiate a graveside service at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 7, 2021 in the Bellefontaine Cemetery.  Visitation will be 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. prior to the graveside service at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine.

The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Bellefontaine is honored to serve the Dunlap family.



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July 7, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home of Bellefontaine
321 N. Main St.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311

Graveside Service
July 7, 2021

2:30 PM
Bellefontaine Cemetery
632 E. Brown Ave.
Bellefontaine, OH 43311


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