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Margaret S. Colyer Osterhoudt

April 10, 1922 - June 14, 2017

Obituary


Margaret S. Colyer Osterhoudt, 95 years of age, of Oneonta died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home.
She was born April 10, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Turk) Schager.
She married Robert E. Colyer in 1945 in Brooklyn. Robert predeceased her on July 18, 1997. On February 14, 2003 she married Carl M. Osterhoudt at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Oneonta. Carl predeceased her on October 4, 2011.
While living in New York City, Margaret was a stenographer for RCA Communications, Inc. She was also...

Margaret S. Colyer Osterhoudt, 95 years of age, of Oneonta died Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the A.O. Fox Nursing Home.
She was born April 10, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY the daughter of Joseph and Mary (Turk) Schager.
She married Robert E. Colyer in 1945 in Brooklyn. Robert predeceased her on July 18, 1997. On February 14, 2003 she married Carl M. Osterhoudt at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Oneonta. Carl predeceased her on October 4, 2011.
While living in New York City, Margaret was a stenographer for RCA Communications, Inc. She was also a general office clerk in New York City. She moved to Oneonta in 1951. Margaret was a doll hobbyist, having collected many dolls. She also enjoyed sewing and doing crafts, playing Bingo, cooking, and taking bus trips with the various local organizations. She was a member of St. Mary's Church, Oneonta, the Oneotna V.F.W. Post #1206, the AARP and Catskill Area Hospice. Margaret also volunteered her time for the American Red Cross Bloodmobile, Oneonta.
Margaret is survived by Carl's children, Carol Ann Schimmerling of Oneonta and Jerry and Lori Osterhoudt of Oneonta; their children, Krystal and Mike Copperwheat and daughter, Kendra Rose; and Gavin and Logan Osterhoudt; a longtime friend and caregiver, Helen Hopler of Oneonta; as well as several cousins.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 10:00 AM at St. James Episcopal Church, 305 Main Street, Oneonta with the Rev. David Mickiewicz officiating. Burial will follow in the Oneonta Plains Cemetery.
For those who wish memorial donations may be made to the A.O. Fox Nursing Home Activities Fund, 1 Norton Ave, Oneonta, New York 13820 in loving memory of Margaret Colyer Osterhoudt.
To light a candle or send an online condolence please visit www.bookhoutfuneralhome.com
Funeral arrangements are by the Bookhout Funeral Home of Oneonta.