Margaret Lois Trent, 77, of Linton, passed away at 8 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 26, 2008 at Linton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Feb. 12, 1931, in Greene County, the daughter of Orval and Lillian (Fields) Bowker.
She worked for 30 years in the office at Inland Steel in East Chicago. She was a member of the Faith Community Church in Dugger.
Survivors include four sons, Richard Trent of Tucson, Ariz., Ronald Trent of Whiting, Marion Ralph Trent of Sullivan, and Rodney Trent of Linton, a daughter, Galonia Jo Marlow of Dugger, a brother, Gene Bowker of Hammond, four sisters, Lora Bowker and Ruth Begeska of Monroe City, Mo., Helen Hoffrogge of Munster, and Pat Watson of Hammond, 11 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Marion R. "Chug" Trent, a granddaughter, Denise Marlow, and a sister, Emma Jo Strickland.
Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel. Burial will follow at Woodward Cemetery in Dugger.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. on Monday, and after 10 a.m. on Tuesday.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com