Margaret Dora August

1928 - 2019

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Margaret Dora August, age 90, of Van Buren, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2019. She was born on December 5, 1928 to the late Hirshiel and Pleasant (Coykendall) Smalley. On July 5, 1946, Margaret married David L. August and he preceded her in death. She is survived by eight children: Vicki (Ken) Lane of Cleveland, TN, D. Mike August of Bowling Green, KY, Allen (Alice) August of North Baltimore, Suzanne (Paris) Dye of Jenera, Deborah (Jim) Boger of Arcadia, Andy August of Delville, IN, Jane August of Bluffton, and Larry August of Bowling Green; sisters-in-law: Pat August of North Baltimore, and Bonnie August of Findlay; 17 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. Margaret was preceded in death by her brother, Sam Smalley; and her sisters: Evelyn Corron, Donna May, Freda Smalley, and Jeanetta Ruth Smalley. Margaret worked at and retired from Equity Meats. She was a member of the Findlay First Church of the Nazarene. She was a Portage Camp cook for many years, and she also enjoyed reading, gardening, bird watching, traveling, and antiques. A funeral service will begin at 11:00am on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the Findlay First Church of the Nazarene, with one hour of visitation prior to the service (10:00-11:00am). Pastor Mike McClurg will officiate and burial will follow at Betchtel Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Monday April 1, 2019 from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice or The American Heart Association. Online condolences can be expressed to the family at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Monday, April 1st 2019 2:00 - 4:00 PM & 6:00 - 8:00 PM

    Findlay First Church of the Nazarene[Map]
    2501 Broad Ave
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Tuesday, April 2nd 2019 10:00 - 11:00 AM

  • Funeral Service:

    Tuesday, April 2nd 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    Findlay First Church of the Nazarene [Map]
    2501 Broad Ave
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    Bechtel Cemetery [Map]
    Township Road 229
    Van Buren, Ohio 45889

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To : Sue and Paris Dye
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Debra Latham
I am so sorry to hear about your mom. It is so hard to say see you later but God wanted this beautiful lady to come home. Always remember your mom is no longer in any pain and is singing with the angels.
Sue you know what your mom is singing “If You Could See Me Now”. I will be praying for all of you that God brings comfort to your hearts.

To : Sue Dye and famiily
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Robin Feehan
So Sorry for your loss... thoughts and prayers for the whole family..

To : Vicky
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Jerry and Joyce goodner
Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family

To : The August Family
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Dalene Williams Fillhart
So Very Sorry for your Loss. What a Wonderful Lady your Mama was. I remember when Mrs. August and my Mama, Donna Williams, worked together in the kitchen at Portage Camp!! My Mama Loved her So Much and Enjoy the time they spent together cooking, talking, and laughing!!! (Lots of Laughing). My Prayers will be with all of you.

To : Jane
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Renee Bogart
So sorry for your loss Jane. My thoughts and prayers are with you!

To : Mike
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Merle Janet McDaniel
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. Thoughts and prayers to the whole family...

To : Sue Dye and August Family
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Becky Wells-Freeman Mark
I'm so sorry for your loss of your Mom I worked with her at Equity many years ago. Your in our prayer during this time. God Bless each of you.

To : Jane
Date :Thursday, March 28th 2019
From : Maric
Jane, I was so sad to hear of your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.

To : The August Family
Date :Friday, March 29th 2019
From : Kathy Breece Parrish
I am so very sorry for your loss, but what a celebration in Heaven!!! Love and prayers for all.

To : Sue Jane
Date :Monday, April 1st 2019
From : Becky Rutherford
God Bless you Both Love you Both and your Family