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Margaret Clark Koontz

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

OWENSBORO, Ky. — Margaret Clark Koontz, 89, of Owensboro, passed away on Sept. 9, 2023, while under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. She was born Sept. 23, 1933, in Ohio County, Kentucky, to the late Dalmar Hall and Zelma Leach Schroader. Margaret was married to George D. Clark for 50 years, after his passing she went on to marry Theo Koontz with whom she shared five years.

Margaret was a member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. Prior to her joining Yellow Creek, she and George taught Sunday School to 5-year-olds at Hall Street Baptist Church. She retired from GE and spent much of her time doing volunteer work with widow support groups. Margaret enjoyed being a caregiver, working in the garden, canning, scrapbooking, and playing Rummikub.

In addition to her parents, Margaret is preceded in death by her husband, Theo Koontz; previous husband, George Clark; stepsisters, Jean Mingus, and Zelma King; step-granddaughter, Laurie Clark; and a great-grandson, Braylen Weems.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Brenda Eaden (Tony); sons, Michael Clark (Lea) and Richard Clark (Beverly); sister, Marie Sutherland; brother, Bruce Schroader (Sara); grandson, Benjamin Clark (Kelly); great-grandson, Brantley Clark; great-granddaughter, Brittany Walker; and great-great grandsons, Kayson and Kaiden.

The services for Margaret will be at 12 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Owensboro Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to Goodfellows Club, 401 Frederica St b203, Owensboro, KY 42301 or Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathen’s Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.

Memories and condolences may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.