Margaret O. (Wood) Reuter was born 17 September, 1928, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
She died on December 2, 2005, in Norfolk, Virginia.
She was the daughter of Everett Wood (1878-NE) and Evelyn R. Perkins (1895-IL). Her father is buried near Oklahoma City, at Sunny Lane Cemetery, while her mother is buried in Delano California.
Her main lifetime occupations were nursing care, and food preparation. Her baked goods were enjoyed for many decades by her children and her customers. She also loved making decorative items by hand and especially miniatures, spending much time creating doll houses and their furnishings as a hobby. She was an avid recycler.She read the Bakersfield Californian every day, and thousands of other books in her lifetime.
She was a resident of Oklahoma City until the late thirties, and has lived most of her life in California. She attended high school at Lincoln High School in Los Angeles, where she lived for fifteen years. Her most recent California residence was Bakersfield, and she has resided with her youngest son in Virginia most recently.
Her parents and her siblings all preceded her in death, as well as one daughter, Barbara Smith. Margaret leaves behind her twelve surviving children and twenty-three grandchildren, who live in sundry parts of the United States, from California to Alaska, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, and Virginia.
Her remains will be placed near her mother in Delano, Kern County, California.