Obituary: Margie A. Lyndaker,
Published: January 06, 2022
By: Provided by Sundquist
- Margie A. Lyndaker,
85, formerly of Croghan, died, Wednesday afternoon, January 5, 2022 at Lewis County Health System nursing home where
she was a resident since March 2021.
Ann Lyndaker was born in Croghan at the Idle Ease
birthing home on June 9, 1936 the daughter of the
late Mildred “Millie” Belle Lehman. She graduated from Beaver Falls High
married Ralph M. "Rooster" Lyndaker on
February 14, 1951 at the home of her grandmother
with Rev. Gordon Schrag officiating. Margie
worked at Rossdale’s, Lloyds, Paul’s and the
Village Diner as a waitress and for Beaverite in
Beaver Falls. She retired after 28 years from Beaver River Central School
as a bus driver, where she was known as “Grandma Margie” for singing her
little ditties during their bus travels. She and Rooster had a dairy farm
and made their home on the Briot Road before
moving to her present home. Ralph died on Saturday, January 10, 2009.
are her seven children, Wilmer J. “Sonny” (JoAnn) of Croghan; Rev. Bruce W.
(Pamela) of Lowville; Fern J. Herzig; Emerson R. (Kimberly); both of Castorland; Valerie J. (William) Bush of Croghan; Barry
J. (Holly) of Lowville; Lawrence L. (Cindy) of Croghan; and her
daughter-in-law, Anita Lyndaker of Castorland; 27 grandchildren; 55 great grandchildren; 13
great-great grandchildren; her brother, Edward (Rich Morgante)
McHale; and her longtime companion, Nick Lehman.
is predeceased by her son, Michael D., her mother, Mildred Lehman McHale Zehr; step fathers, Edward
McHale and Aaron Zehr; her great-great grandson,
Liam Edward Bush; her son-in-law, Douglas E. Herzig; and her sister and brother-in-law,
Dorothy and Lowaine “Wink” Woolschlager.
was known for her home made donuts, making 17
dozen at a time, She loved camping and blue grass festivals for over 30
years, she was an avid bowler, enjoyed years of motorcycle cruising, and
snow sledding. She was a member of Black River Campers club.
was a long time member of the First Mennonite
Church where her funeral will be on Saturday, January 8th at
11:00 A.M. with her son, The Rev. Bruce W. Lyndaker
officiating. Calling hours are Friday, 4 to 7:00 P.M. at the Sundquist Funeral Home. Spring burial will be in the
Lyndaker family would like to thank all the care
givers and staff in the LCGH, and especially the 1st floor
nursing home, for their compassion and
care they gave to their mother.
in Margie’s name may be made to: Lewis County Residential Health
Care Facility, 7785 N. State Street, C/O Activities Department, Lowville,
NY 13367, Emmaus Bible Fellowship, 7421 East Road, Lowville, NY 13367,
or First Mennonite Church, 8383 NYS 812, Lowville, NY 13367
condolences of sympathy may be made to: www.sundquistfh.com