MARJORIE MAE ROUGHTON

1927-2020

OAKWOOD – Marjorie Mae Roughton, age 93, formerly of Paulding and Oakwood, died at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at the Gardens of Paulding. She was born Feb. 23, 1927 in Oakwood to the late Guy S. and Cleo (Durham) Bidlack. On July 12, 1947 she married Dale L. Roughton who preceded her in death on Dec. 25, 2004.

Marge is survived by her beloved daughters and sons-in-law Sue and Kevin Dangler of Troy and Jan and Greg Stoller of Oakwood. She adored her grandchildren, Chelsey (Stoller) Straka, Travis Stoller, Preston Stoller, Alexis (Dangler) Dedrick, and Olivia Dangler as well as their spouses, Nick Straka, Kristy Stoller, Lindsay Stoller, and Brian Dedrick. Her love extended with pride to her great-grandchildren Ella and Evelyn Straka, Boden and Audrey Stoller, Kate and Jack Stoller, Hudson and Carson Dedrick and one on-the-way. Also surviving is a brother Duane Bidlack of Chambersburg, Penn.; sister-in-law Connie Dobbeleare of Merry Lake, Mich.; brother-in-law Ralph Roughton of Paulding and many beloved nieces and nephews.

Her brother Dr. Donald Bidlack preceded her in death earlier this year. She was also preceded by a special friend, Walter Harris.

Marge graduated from Oakwood High School (Class of 1945) and Tiffin Business University, with additional education from LaSalle Extension University in Chicago. She began her banking career at the Oakwood Bank as assistant cashier and retired as auditor of The State Bank and Trust Company in Defiance in 1990. She was a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Bank Women NABW and also was a charter member and past president of the Maumee Valley NABW.

Marge led Alzheimer’s support groups. She was a certified color analyst and beauty consultant and was a health and fitness advocate. Throughout her lifetime, Marge’s love for music led her to use her beautiful voice in her church choir, and served as choir director for many years. She served on numerous church committees and taught Sunday school. She has been a member of the Oakwood United Methodist Church, and most recently the Paulding United Methodist Church.

Marge also served on many community boards, including the Paulding County Visiting Nurses and Hospice Advisory Board, Brown Twp. Zoning Committee, Paulding Exempted Village Schools Finance Committee and Paulding County Rural Letter Carriers Auxiliary (past president).

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the family will hold a private service and burial. Pastor Brian Arnold of the Paulding Methodist Church will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Gardens of Paulding in Marge’s name.

Arrangements are under the direction of Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Oakwood where online condolences can be expressed at: www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.