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Margaret Arloene Metzger

Margaret Arloene Metzger, 98, of North Manchester, IN, and with family in Huntington, IN, died Saturday, March 20, 2021, at her home.

Mrs. Metzger graduated from Sidney High School in 1940. She worked several jobs, including the school lunch program, Joyful Scribes and the Chester Township assessor. She retired as the Peabody Retirement Community receptionist in 2005. She was a member of the Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren.

She was born on Oct. 26, 1922, in Kosciusko County, to Herman and Grace Metzger Fultz. She married Lester D. Metzger on Oct. 16, 1941. He preceded her in death on March 18, 2005.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth (Kelly) Metzger, of Auburn, and Keith (Priscilla) Metzger, of North Manchester; a daughter, Carol (Rodney) Rooney, of Huntington; 16 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Calling will take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2021, from 3 to 7 p.m., at McKee Mortuary, 1401 Ind.-114 W., North Manchester.

A funeral service will take place on Thursday, March 25, 2021, at 10 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at McKee Mortuary. Rev. Erin Huiras and Rev. Kelly Beutler will officiate.

Burial will take place at Ulrey Memorial Cemetery, 2507 Ind. - 14, Silver Lake, IN.

Memorials may be made to Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren, 103 N. 3rd St., Liberty Mills, IN 46946, or the North Manchester Fellowship Food Pantry, 410 N. Market St., North Manchester, IN 46962.

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