Margaret Christina Robson Sweeting, age 98, of Greenwich, died Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the Willows of Willard.
She was born on December 28, 1914, in Butler Twp., Ashland County, Ohio, daughter of the late Charles "Fred" A. and Elizabeth (Coutts) Watson.
She lived in the Greenwich area and Ripley Twp. for over 70 years.
Margaret was a 1933 graduate of Greenwich High School. She worked at South Central Schools Primary Building for several years and also was a dedicated farm wife.
Margaret was a member of the Ripley Church, Greenwich, the Farm Bureau and the Ripley Get Together Club. Mom loved her family and her family loved her.
She is survived by her daughters, Carole Petonke of Morton, Illinois, Marlene (Jerry) Jones of Greenwich, son, Thomas (Norma) Robson of Wakeman, stepchildren, Julia Ann (Arnold) Poppins of Naples, Florida, Roger Sweeting of Phoenix, Arizona, Gerald (Barbara) Sweeting of Thousand Oaks, California, Charles (Andrea) Sweeting of Urbana, Ohio; 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, 11 step grandchildren, several step great grandchildren; sister, Dolores Moser of Gahanna, Ohio; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ralph W. Robson in 1969, second husband, George R. Sweeting in 2000, son-in-law, LaMar Petonke, brother, James Watson, and sisters, Charlene and Dorothy King.
Friends may call from 5 - 8 p.m. Sunday, May 12, 2013 at the Eastman Funeral Home, 49 West Main St., Greenwich and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Pastor Eric Robinson of the Ripley Church officiating. Burial will follow at Edwards Grove Cemetery, Greenwich. Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or to the Ripley Church, 4130 South Edwards Rd., Greenwich, Ohio 44837.
Online condolences may be made at: www.eastmanfuneralhome.com