Margaret E. Ream

March 13, 1922 – Aug. 12, 2017

GREELEY, Colo. – Margaret E. Ream, 95, of Greeley, passed away Saturday, August 12, 2017 in Greeley.
She was born on March 13, 1922 in Sinclair to Alfred and Edith (Wise) McCargar. She grew up on a ranch, the oldest of eight children. Margaret was united in marriage to Marvin H. Ream on May 6, 1941 in Fort Collins, Colo. They moved to Greeley in 1942. She worked with Joslin’s as an interior designer for homes. She later retired and served as a volunteer at the elementary schools.
She loved helping children and received a letter from President Clinton for collecting so many Campbell Soup labels and turning them in to benefit children and schools. She also made clothing for dolls for those in need. Margaret also served as a Cub Scout leader.
She enjoyed crocheting and knitting along with being an excellent cook and sharing recipes.
She is survived by her daughter, Maurene Asbury of Torrington; son, Marvin G. and wife Rhonda Ream of Greeley; three grandchildren, Robin Asbury, Maddie Ream, Krista Ream; one great-granddaughter, Bailey; brother, Fred and wife Jo McCargar of Wiggins, Colo.; sister, Jean “Butch” Stevens of Saratoga; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin in 2007; her parents; and siblings, Frances McCargar, Rose Slinde, Robert McCargar, Jane Ream and Norma Storm.
Cremation has taken place and no formal services will be held.
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