Retired missionary Margaret Dayhoff passes away

Retired missionary Margaret Dayhoff passes away

by | 19 Feb 2015

Retired missionary Margaret Dayhoff, 84, passed away February 17. Margaret and her husband, Paul, served as missionaries in South Africa for 40 years.

Margaret was born February 17, 1931, in Detroit, Michigan, to Charles and Violet (Fletcher) Stark. She attended junior college in Spring Arbor, Michigan, and earned a bachelor's degree in education at Greenville College in Illinois.

After graduation, Margaret moved to South Africa to teach and work on the mission field. She married Paul Dayhoff in 1954, and the two served together as theological educators and missionaries.

Margaret later earned a master's degree in education at Truman State University in Missouri.

In addition to her husband, Margaret is survived by her children, Pat, James, Elizabeth, and Paula Else.

The funeral will be held February 20 at Gateway Church of the Nazarene in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Condolences can be sent to the church.

Memorials may be made to "Dayhoff Theology Chair" for Nazarene Theological College in Muldersdrift, South Africa.

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