Margaret Driedger

Obituary of Margaret Driedger

Driedger, Margaret 


91 years, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on February 27, 2022 at the Leamington Mennonite Home. Beloved wife of the late Jacob N. Driedger (2008). Loving mother of Curtis Driedger (Barbara Ratz), Norbert Driedger (Judy), Paula Driedger. Cherished Oma of Morley Driedger (Karlyn), Alex Driedger, Lucas Driedger and Great Oma of Emmett and Avery. Daughter of the late Peter and Erna Willms. Dear sister of the late Irma Tiessen (the late David), the late Vern Willms (survived by Eleanor). Dear sister-in-law of the late Agatha and John Dick, the late Kaethe and Henry Warkentin, the late Henry and Mary Driedger, the late Ernest Driedger (survived by Anita). She will be missed by many nieces and nephews. Margaret loved spending time with her family. She had an eye for the beauty of nature. Margaret was a very gracious and elegant lady, very welcoming and accepting of everyone. Margaret loved books and was a lifelong learner. She was an avid gardener, growing flowers and vegetables of all kinds and loved experimenting with new varieties and recipes. Margaret was a faithful member of the LUMC community and sang for many years in the church choir. Visitation at the Reid Funeral Home, 14 Russell Street, Leamington (519-326-2631) on Friday, March 4, 2022 from 5-9 p.m. Funeral service to celebrate Margaret's life at the Leamington United Mennonite Church, 78 Oak Street, Leamington on Saturday, March 5, 2022 at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. Reservations are recommended for visitation at Face masks are required. If desired, memorial donations made to Leamington Mennonite Home, the Essex Kent Mennonite Historical Association or the Friends of Point Pelee would be appreciated. Share words of comfort at


Visitation 1

5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, March 4, 2022
Reid Funeral Home & Reception Centre
14 Russell Street
Leamington, Ontario, Canada

Service Information

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday, March 5, 2022
Leamington United Mennonite Church
78 Oak Street East
Leamington, Ontario, Canada

Interment Information

Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery
366 Talbot Street West
Leamington, Ontario, Canada