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Margaret Besler

December 3, 1940 — December 25, 2018

Margaret Marie Besler, 78 of Grants Pass, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass. Margaret was born on December 3, 1940 to Frank & Louise Vobora in Lakeview, California. She graduated from Grants Pass High School. After high school she moved to Portland, Oregon, where she attended Good Samaritan college in the nursing program. Margaret had a real heart for the missions, so she returned to college at Multnomah School of the Bible from 1964 - 1965. She married William Lewis Jr. on June 25th, 1966. They later divorced. For most of her life she worked as a Registered Nurse and Diabetic Educator at the Grants Pass Clinic. She continued her nursing career at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center as a Diabetic Educator. On May 7th, 1993, she married Ernie Besler who survives. Margaret was a member of Redwood Christian Church where she participated in a small group, senior ministry, and as a volunteer at Grove Christian Camp. In addition, Margaret was a camp nurse for Child Evangelist Ministries. She enjoyed traveling, RV-ing, reading, solitaire on the computer, kindle games, and spending time with family and friends.
In addition to her husband, survivors include, daughter, Karen Redhead of Grants Pass; son, Jonathan Lewis of Medford; step-daughters, Georgi Olson of Williams, OR; Christina Endsley of Grants Pass, Sarah Sunday of Ridgecrest, CA; step-son, Frank Besler of Libby, MT; sisters, Barbara Van De Wetering of Corvallis, OR, Alice Bromund of Vacaville, CA, Kathy Vobora of Grants Pass; brother, Stan Vobora of Spokane, WA; 10 grandchildren, and 6 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father Frank Vobora in 1963; mother, Louise Vobora in 2009; and her brother Joe Vobora in 2018.
A celebration of her life will be held Saturday, January 12, 2019, 3:00 PM at Redwood Christian Church.

Service Details.

Celebration of Life Saturday, January 12th, 2019 | 3:00pm
When: Saturday, January 12th, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Redwood Christian Church
Address: 4995 Redwood Avenue GRANTS PASS, OR 97527


Friday, January 11th, 2019 | 3:00pm
When: Friday, January 11th, 2019 3:00pm
Location: Eagle Point National Cemetery
Address: 2763 Riley Road EAGLE POINT, OR 97524

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