Margaret was born on October 15, 1921 in Lansing Michigan to the late Josephine and Jonas Lorencen and she passed away on February 19, 2015.
She graduated from Central High School in Lansing and retired from her position as Executive Secretary to the Assistant Director of the Department of Agriculture in 1984.
Married to the late Lester Brockwell for more than 25 years, they resided in Lansing. She enjoyed bowling, golf, and word puzzles but most of all spending time with her family. She was a world traveler who was never at a loss for ways to spend her time after her well deserved retirement. She was a loved and cherished Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Sister whose biggest pride and joy were her sons and their families.
Margaret is survived by her three sons: Jim (Maxine), Bill (Debra) and Pat (Shirley) Murray. She is also survived by brothers Ronald, Richard (Sue), Gerald (Dee) Lorencen and loving grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in the death by brothers Robert, Edward, George, William and Max Lorencen and sisters Maxine Hunt and Doris Lorencen.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 23, 2015, at Grace United Methodist Church, 1900 Boston Blvd., Lansing, with Pastor Jane Ellen Johnson officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel and beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice House of Mid-Michigan.