Mrs. Margareta Roes Eichler Nelson

  • DIED: January 5, 2018
  • LOCATION: Seneca, South Carolina

Mrs. Margareta Roes Eichler Nelson, age 84, of Seneca, SC, passed away 5 January 2018 at her home.

Born 11 August 1934 in Brooklyn, New York, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Kate Hartmann Roes.

Mrs. Nelson was a teacher for 20 years and a substitute teacher for 14 years in Toccoa, GA. She was a member of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson and loved to travel.

Family members include her husband, Robert Lyle Nelson; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Leslie Eichler of Dawsonville, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Chris Coppinger of Walhalla, SC; sister, Barbara Schwinn of Virginia; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Ernst Rudolf Eichler.

A Memorial Service will be held at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Clemson at a date and time to be announced.

The family will receive friends at the church following the service.

Those desiring may make memorial donations to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitlock Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.


“ Marge was an amazing grandmother, and will be missed very much. ”

Posted by: Roman Coppinger - Walhalla, SC

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