Margaret Ann Coder
Margaret was born in Lima, Ohio in 1928 and died in Fort Collins, CO in November 2016. In Lima, she attended grade school and High school. In college, she majored in History and Psychology. She then served in the US Navy, Pentagon, Washington D.C. and was honorably discharged on 1956.
She worked for Liberty Mutual as a commercial underwriter for 17 years in San Francisco, then Fireman’s fund in San Rafael. California. Subsequently she entered the Pet Portrait business and won several Merit ratings nationally. She was honored with a Life Membership by the Professional Photographers of America.
Margaret moved to San Francisco then to Larkspur CA where she bought a house and then her first Australian Terrier in 1971. She became a member of the Australian Terrier Club of Northern California and the Australian Terrier Club of America. Margaret began showing in Obedience and then in Conformation. Her first Australian Terriers were Regency’s Cy's Bound for Glory (Pete), and Glori's Speedy Miss.
Margaret loved and showed several Australian Terriers most recently her beloved Tommy. After moving to Fort Collins, Colorado, she became a member of the Australian Terrier Club of Colorado.
She is missed by her many Aussie friends and best friend of 43 years, Riana Renfrew.