Margaret R. Dahlen 89, LifeSpring Fellowship member

By on November 7, 2012

Margaret R. "Peggy" Wagner Dahlen, 89, of Maryland, formerly of Brethren Village and Baltimore, went home to be with her Lord Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012.

She was born in Mt. Joy Aug. 14, 1923 to the late Elmer and Martha (Royer) Randler.

Peggy was a member of the VFW Post #5752 in Mt. Joy and the American Legion of Baltimore.

She was a member of the LifeSpring Fellowship in Lititz.

She will always be remembered by her sweet smile, kindness, selflessness and her ability to enrich the lives of all she touched.

She is survived by her son: Rev. Gerald, wife of Rev. Rebecca Wagner, of Maryland; daughters-in-law: Janice Homsher, of Pennsylvania; and Sharon Cook, of Maryland; eight grandchildren: Joan, wife of Billy Yates, of Texas; Brian, husband of Cathi Randler, of North Carolina; Bill Randler and friend, Denise, of Bainbridge; Arlene, wife of Doug Weaver, of Sarasota, Fla.; Terri Michael, of Pennsylvania; Gerald L. Wagner II, of New York; Paul L. Wagner, of Maryland; and Suzanne Shelby, of Texas; a special granddaughter-in-law: Jamie Harkins, of Pennsylvania; 12 great grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant sister: Dorothy; her son: Kingsley Randler; her daughter: Brenda Lee Derr; and three husbands: Lewis "Pete" E. Dahlen, of Maryland; Herbert E. Huber, of Maryland; and Harold E. Wagner, of Lancaster.

A memorial service was held Nov. 3 at Peggy’s "home" church, the LifeSpring Fellowship A/G, Lititz, with the Revs. Gerald and Rebecca Wagner and Pastor Dennis Loose officiating.