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 Margaret L. <I>Secord</I> Calkins

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Margaret L. Secord Calkins

  • Birth 23 Apr 1921 Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 28 Nov 2002 Ionia, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Berlin Center, Ionia County, Michigan, USA
  • Plot Section 1ADD, SW area
  • Memorial ID 32783817

Ionia Senrinel Standard 2002

Margaret Calkins, 81, of Ionia, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2002, at her residence.

She was born April 23, 1921 in Ionia, the daughter of Burt and Rose (DeGrow) Secord.

She would go on to marry Archie Calkins on April 20, 1940.

She was a member of the Ionia Golden Years Club. She loved playing Eucher at the Ionia County Commission on Aging, and she loved to camp.

She is survived by her son Gary (Rosalie) Calkins of Ionia; daughters Sue (Russ) Misner of Ionia, Barbara (Carl) Wright of Crystal and Sara (Mark) Fosburg of Ionia; sisters Bessie Currier of Grand Haven and Bea (William) Graham of Diamondale; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Archie in 1991 and her son Buddy Calkins in 1945.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. monday at the Lake Funeral Home in Ionia with the Rev. Kirk Starkweather officiating. Interment Balcom Cemetery.

Visitation is 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Anyone wishing may make memorial contributions to Ionia area Hospice.

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  • Created by: Bonnie Hoy
  • Added: 9 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 32783817
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret L. Secord Calkins (23 Apr 1921–28 Nov 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 32783817, citing Balcom Cemetery, Berlin Center, Ionia County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Bonnie Hoy (contributor 47000652) .