Margaret Means Brooks  1927 - 2016 

Margaret Brooks
, 89, went home to be with her lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 1, 2016.   Marge was born on October 24, 1927, in Wadsworth, Ohio, to the late Edgar and Anna Means.
Marge graduated from the 1945 class of Wadsworth High School.   She was a member of Calvary Baptist Church for 25 years.   She retired from ATT in 1988. 
She loved to water ski and play golf when she was young.   Marge volunteered at the Giving Doll since the beginning of the organization, and she loved every minute of the time she spent making the dolls.   She enjoyed watching the Cavs and Buckeyes.
Preceded in death by husband Hugh Brooks;  children Gary Gene and Karen Renee';  sisters Betty Deal and Mable Martin; and brother Millard Means.
Survived by daughter Jody (Richard) Aurand;  granddaughters Michelle (Andrew) Twiggs and Mandy Stalnaker; sister Lois Sheaffer; and 4 great grandsons.   There are many nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends 4-7 pm Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home 174 N. Lyman St. Wadsworth, OH, where funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 11am withl Pastor Jerry Burton officiating.   Interment with take place at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Hilliard-Rospert   330-334-1501

Margaret Means
Wadsworth High School
Graduating Class of 1945

"Short and sweet,
And very neat."   

WHS Girls' Glee Club, 1944-45
(partial picture).

Row 1:  Virginia Slaughter, Mary Taylor.
Row 2:  Fern Simpson, Ruth Koppes, Alida Anderson.
Row 3:  Elaine Emerick, Virginia Wertz, Lois Bird, Margaret Means, Mildred Farr.
Row 4:  Joan Snyder, Carol Parker, Lillian Collier. 
Julie Batey  (WHS 1985), Chair, Wadsworth High School Alumni Association. 524 Broad Street, Wadsworth OH 44281.  
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