Margaret was a graduate of Lansing Eastern High School. She worked for 36 years at the MSU School of Business, retiring as executive secretary. She enjoyed playing cards, knitting, gardening, bird watching, and loved her many dogs over the years.
She is survived by her children, Colleen (Brad) Schwaiger of Holt and Gregory Cushion of Holt; grandsons, Jason Ketchum and Colin Vitale; great-grandchildren, Kara Ketchum, Nicole Ketchum, Bella Vitale, Jacob Bryant, Jade Bryant and was expecting a 6th great-grandchild; and many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, who died in 1997; son, Steven Cushion; brother, Richard Church; and special cousin, Yvonne Bogard whom was like a sister.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Michigan Chapter.