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Margaret Loose

Obituary of Margaret Loose

Margaret Betty Loose was born September, 1915 in White Salmon, Washington to Mary Ellen (Tompkins) and Clyde A. Nickols. She was raised in White Salmon and married Elmer Loose in 1934. They lived in California for eighteen years and then returned to White Salmon in 1952 where they remained. Margaret was the dental assistant for Dr. Howard Libby for ten years. She also worked for Warneke's clothing store and with a surveyor. Margaret attended the Methodist church and was a member of the Rebekahs, Emblem Club and Bowling Association. Margaret loved people and donated her time for many years at the Bloodmobile. She loved leather craving and tooling, sewing and was an avid bowler. In June of 2011 Margaret moved to Newport, Oregon to be closer to family. She passed away in Newport on December 17, 2012 at the age of 97. Survivors include her sons Robert Loose and Rodney Loose; daughter-in-law Patricia Loose; four grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Elmer; brothers Cecil, Bill and John Nickols; sisters Grace Arnold, Dorothy Leaton and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Friday, December 21 at the United Methodist Church in White Salmon with burial at the White Salmon Cemetery. Gardner Funeral Home handled arrangements. Please, no flowers. Send any donations to the White Salmon Methodist Church
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Service Information

1:00 pm
Friday, December 21, 2012
United Methodist Church
341 N. Main White
Salmon, Washington, United States