Margaret Driedger

Obituary of Margaret Driedger

Driedger, Margaret (nee Peters)
95 years, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 24, 2017 at the Leamington Mennonite Home.  Beloved wife of the late Nick J. Driedger (1983).  Loving mother of Harry and Linda Driedger, Ruth and Jim Martin, Nick and Jan Driedger, Marilyn and Victor Winter, Carol and Ernie Taves.  Cherished Oma of 20 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren.  Will be missed by many siblings, nieces and nephews. 

Margaret was a loving wife, mother, Oma and Gross-Oma who lived a full and busy life.  She grew up in Manitoba and following her marriage to Nick in 1945 they sharecropped and then farmed on the Eighth Concession east of Blytheswood for 30 years until Nick's death in 1983.  Mom then retired to a home they had bought together in Wheatley. She moved to Leamington in 2013. 

Visitation will be at the Reid Funeral Home and Reception Centre, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.  Funeral Service to celebrate Margaret's life at the North Leamington United Mennonite Church, 625 Mersea Road 6 on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.  Rev. Paul Warkentin and Rev. Jim Loepp Thiessen officiating.  Interment Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to UMEI or Leamington Mennonite Home.  Share words of comfort or make a donation at