Margaret Ehler

CENTRALIA — Margaret Ehler, 61, of Centralia, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017.

She was born December 14, 1956, in Centralia, daughter of Ivan “Bob” Becker and Maxine Becker Ward.

She is survived by her mother, Maxine Becker Ward; her two brothers: Larry Watkins and Ivan Becker; her four sisters: Jean Marshall, Dorothy “Dottie” Mills, Ann St. Pierre, and Donna Kuhlman. Additionally she is survived by her three children: Misty McAbee, Shawn Becker, and Dusty Franklin. Margie is also survived by her three grandchildren: Randy Finney, Ashley Finney, and Kari Amburgery and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father; Bob; brothers: Tommy Watkins and Jimmy Richardson; and her sisters: Ellen Blanchard and Patty Sloat.

Margie was a homemaker for most of her life and was fiercely independent. She enjoyed drawing, painting, animals and zipping around town on her moped. Margie believed what she believed and would hold that belief with determination. She loved her family and was always concerned with their wellbeing.

Visitation for Margaret “Margie” Lynn Becker Ehler will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia.

Memorial donations may be made to the Centralia Humane Society and will be accepted at the Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, which is assisting the family with arrangements.

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