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From: "Peter McCrae" <>
Subject: [W-OBITS] GARBERSON: Margaret J Garberson 2004
Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2009 20:39:00 -0000


Margaret J. Garberson
cantorjoeocho (View posts) Posted: 14 Jul 2004 6:09PM GMT

Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Garberson
Margaret J. Garberson
Born in Denver, Colorado on Jul. 5, 1921
Died Jun. 25, 2004 and resided in San Antonio, TX.

Visitation: No Visitation
Service: Friday Jul. 16, 2004
Funeral Home: Porter Loring Mortuary North
Cemetery: Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery
Click on the link(s) above for Maps & Directions



Margaret J. Garberson died on June 25 in Missoula, MT following a bout of
age-associated declining health.

A resident of San Antonio and Hollywood Park for over 40 years, she had been
visiting her family in Montana when she was initially hospitalized in
October and later entered a nursing home in Missoula.

Born on July 5, 1921, Margaret was the only child of Charles D. and Fairy
Biggerstaff of Denver, Colorado. She was a 1938 graduate of Manual Training
High School, Denver and was an alumnus of the then Colorado College of
Education (Greeley) class of 1943. She was married to Lt Col John R.
Garberson, USAF (Ret.) for over 55 years before his death in 1998. She is
survived by son, John M. (Gus) and wife, Lynn of Potomac, MT; son, Charles
A. and wife, Jan of Midwest City, OK; grandchildren, Cheryl Garberson of
Brooksville, FL and Holley Blakeney of Ewing, NJ; and great grandchild,
Kathrine Garberson, of Macon, GA. Music, people, the Air Force, and her
church all played a big part in Margaret's life. In high school she was a
member of the Denver All City Orchestra, and she continued her interest in
music throughout her life. She was a member of the Northeast Baptist Church
choir and the church's longtime organist and secretary. She was also a
longtime member of the San Antonio Chapter of the Freedoms Foundation at
Valley Forge.

Memorial gifts may be donated to Northeast Baptist Church, 2930 Bitters Rd,
San Antonio, TX 78217.


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