Margaret Rayburn, 82, North Manchester, died at 4:30 a.m. on May 11 at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. She was born on March 11, 1932 in Converse to John and Margariute (Dangerfield) Oyler.
She married Don (Fred) Rayburn in Feb. 1951; he died March 24, 2008. She retired from United Technologies, North Manchester, in 1995.
Margaret is survived by a son, Fred (Erica) Rayburn, Fort Wayne; two daughters, Lucy (Jim) Macy, Fort Wayne, and Jennie (Mike) Cattron, North Manchester; a son-in-law, Merle Bucher, Las Cruses, N.M.; a brother, Marvin Oyler, Marion; and eight grandchildren, Keith Harris, Karrie Harris, Andrew Snodgrass, Leilani Rayburn, Nash Rayburn, Ella Rayburn, Molly Cattron and Katie Cattron. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two daughters, Laura Bucher and Louise Rayburn, four brothers and two grandchildren, Nicholas Harris, who died in July 1985 and Lindsay Kling, who died in January 1996.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, with Pastor J.P. Freeman officiating. Visitation will be held at McKee Mortuary on Tuesday, May 13 from 3-7 p.m. Burial will follow the service at Converse Cemetery.