With grace, Margaret "Margie" Delano Foster Cleek, 86, passed away at Dublin Retirement Village, October 20, 2019, surrounded by love and greeted by those who called her home. Born July 8, 1933 in a house on a hill on the bend of the majestic Ohio River in Plants, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles and Edna Lena (Wolf) Foster.
A proud alumna of Racine High School where she played clarinet in the marching band, a cheerleader, valedictorian and class speaker but most important, where she met the love of her life, Carroll D Cleek, married April 8, 1950.
Long time Columbus (Clintonville) resident and devoted member and youth fellowship leader, among countless other volunteer positions at North Broadway United Methodist Church, member of Tri-Village La Sertoma and Clintonville Women's Club. Worked At Farm Bureau and Ohio National Bank before having children.
She was strikingly beautiful, a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend to all, whose dimples would light up the room. Surviving are her children, Lori (Cleek) Graves, John (Jacqueline) Cleek and Heather (Cleek) Minor. Sisters - Mary Jane (Matt) Carr, Edna "Dee Dee" (Ted) Grindley and Miriam Rosa (Dale) Compliment. Brother - Waid (Shelba) Foster. Grandchildren - Zach (Cathleen) Graves, Vincent (Ally) Graves, Garrison (Maggie) Graves, Noah Minor, Mason Minor and Maverick Minor. Great-Grandchildren - Penelope Graves and Luma Jane Graves.
Preceded in death by her admiring husband of 60 years, Carroll D. Cleek, Brother - Charles "Chuck" (ginny) Foster, Sister - Joy Ann (Charles) Ellis Gibson, her doting parents and extended members of the Foster/Cleek family. All of whom she loved deeply.
Services to be held at North Broadway United Methodist Church, 48 E North Broadway Street, Columbus, Ohio 43214, Friday, October 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm with calling hours from 12:00-2:00 pm. A burial service to follow at Union Cemetary, Columbus, Ohio. Shaw-Davis Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the online guest book, please visit www.Shaw-Davis.com.
Family would appreciate any contributions to be made to Capital City Hospice, Columbus, Ohio in Margie's memory.
She will be treasured forever.
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