Margaret M Phillips


Birth: September 25th, 1929
Death: December 27th, 2012
Age: 83 years
Residence:Bay City
Survived By: Surviving are two children; Mark L. (Ann) Phillips, Sr., Debbie (Dan) Sawyer, eleven grandchildren; Mark II, Matthew, Ryan Phillips, Melissa (Steve) Bergey, Samantha (Carl) Oswald, Shane (Crystal) Sawyer, Farrah (Gabriel) Velazquez, Angela (Jon) Miller, Craig Marquardt, Larry (Sara) VanMullekom and Lauriel (Craig) Major. Fifteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.
Affiliations: Margaret in her early years worked for Graphic Metals. She also helped on with Meals on Wheels and was an in home healthcare aide. Margaret was a life long member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church and a former member of the Altar Society.

Mrs. Phillips, age 83,  died Thursday, December 27, 2012 at her home.  Daughter of the late Nelson L., II and Anna (Lachajewski) Sayen, she was born September 25, 1929 in Bay City.  Margaret married Donald Phillips on December 31, 1945.  He predeceased her February 9, 1994.  Margaret in her early years worked for Graphic Metals.  She also helped on with Meals on Wheels and was an in home healthcare aide.  Margaret was a life long member of St. Mary of the AssumptionChurch and a former member of the Altar Society.  She enjoyed playing bingo.

 

Surviving are two children;  Mark L. (Ann) Phillips, Sr., Debbie (Dan) Sawyer, eleven grandchildren;  Mark II, Matthew, Ryan Phillips, Melissa (Steve) Bergey, Samantha (Carl) Oswald, Shane (Crystal) Sawyer, Farrah (Gabriel) Velazquez, Angela (Jon) Miller, Craig Marquardt, Larry (Sara) VanMullekom and Lauriel (Craig) Major.  Fifteen great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by one son, Craig Phillips, two grandchildren; Danny and Shaun Sawyer and three sisters and three brothers. 

 

The family would like to thank Margaret’s grandson, Matthew for the wonderful care that he gave his grandmother for the past five and a half years.

 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, December 31, 2012 at 11:00 A.M. from St. Mary of the AssumptionChurch.  Rev. Fr. Craig Albrecht will officiate with private burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.  Friends may call at the church only on Monday from 10:00 A.M. until time of Mass.  Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Salvation Army or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. 

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