The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

Daily Item Obituaries

November 15, 2012

Margaret K. (Dotterer) Seebold, 98, Lewisburg

LEWISBURG — Margaret Kathryn (Dotterer) Seebold, 98, a resident of Rhodesmere at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village for the past year and a half, formerly of Route 304, Mifflinburg, entered into rest at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village.

She was born July 23, 1914, in Buffalo Township, Union County, the daughter of the late William Nevin and Maude Mae (Snyder) Dotterer. On June 15, 1936, she married Clarence Christopher Seebold who passed away on March 2, 1983.  

Margaret graduated from Mifflinburg High School, Class of 1931.

Margaret was a homemaker and assisted her husband in operating Crystal Spring Farm off of Route 304 in Mifflinburg, where she had resided for 74 years.

She was member Emmanuel United Church of Christ, New Berlin, a member of the New Berlin Quilters Group, the New Berlin Homemakers Association, and the Union County Historical Society.

Margaret enjoyed her cats, farm work, sewing, gardening, tending her flower gardens, doll collecting, and making clothes for her dolls. She had a passion for history and along with her husband, co-authored a genealogy book titled, Descendants of Christopher Seebold I, son of Lenhart Zebolt 1750 to 1975.

Surviving are two daughters and one son-law, Nancy S. Snook, of Mifflinburg, and Ruth-Alice S. and Gary W. Spangler, of New Berlin; three grandchildren and spouses, John C. and Kim E. Snook, of Mifflinburg, David A. and Stacey L. Snook, of Mifflinburg, and Karen and Jimmy Spangler-Pereira, of Holly Springs, N.C.; and five great-grandchildren, Lee A. Mathison, Christopher G. Snook, Andrew J. Snook, Nevin l. Spangler-Pereira, and Masin, W. Spangler-Pereira.

She was preceded in death by one son-in-law, Glenn E. Snook.

Family and friends are invited to the viewing from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 326 Market St., New Berlin, where the funeral will be conducted at 2, with the Rev. Dawn Marie Meier, officiating.

Interment will be in the New Berlin Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Margaret’s memory may be made to Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 326 Market St., New Berlin, PA 17855.

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    DINSMORE, ELEANORE F., 83, of Selinsgrove. Celebration of life at 2 p.m. Saturday at Sharon Lutheran Church, 120 S. Market St., Selinsgrove. V.L. Seebold Funeral Home, Selinsgrove.

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