Margaret Elizabeth Ogden
September 17, 1920- February 19, 2012
Margaret Elizabeth Bowen Ogden, 91, of Port Republic, MD passed away on February 19, 2012 at her home. She was born in Prince Frederick, MD on September 17, 1920 to the late Irving and Fannie M. Bowen. She had a prolonged bout of heart problems and was pre-deceased by her husband Robert Earl Ogden, SR, son Robert Earl Ogden, JR and daughter Deborah Louise Johns; siblings John I. Bowen, Daisy B. Sherbert, Isaac C. Bowen, Betty Jane Bowen, Allen H. Bowen and Barbara Ann Bowen.
Margaret, along with her husband Earl, operated the Ogden’s Grocery Store in Port Republic for 30 years prior to Earl’s passing. She thoroughly loved crocheting, afghans were her specialty, bowling and the Prince Frederick Fire Dept Ladies Auxiliary; prior to her sickness, she was active at Christ Church in Port Republic and loved visits by family and friends. She was also an integral part of two Fifth-generation occurrences.
She is survived by her daughter Margaret Darlene Bladen and husband Melvin and sister Frances L. Rausch; grandchildren Debbie, Dell JR, Dale, Missy and Mike, 12 Great-grandchildren and 3 Great-Great Grandchildren.
The family will receive friends on Thursday February 23, 2012 at the Rausch Funeral Home, PA, 4405 Broomes Island Road, Port Republic, MD from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Funeral services will be held on Friday February 24, 2012, 11 AM at Christ Episcopal Church, Port Republic, MD. Interment will follow in Wesley Cemetery; Prince Frederick, MD Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Episcopal Church Memorial Fund. 3100 Broomes Island Road Port Republic, MD 20676
Friday, February 24, 2012