Marguerite, of East Lansing, MI, and a former longtime resident of Island Lake in Brighton, passed away at age 88 on August 18, 2013. Born May 29, 1925 in Kansas City, Kansas to William Peyton and Inez (French) Willard.
She was preceded in death by husband Harry William Truxton, her two oldest sons, William Willard and Joseph E. Wilkinson, Jr. She is survived by daughter Sandra Jarosz of Howell, Richard Wilkinson of Brighton, Theodore “Ted” Wilkinson (wife Mary) of East Lansing, 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at Keehn Funeral Home, 706 W. Main St., Brighton on Friday, August 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow at St. George Lutheran Cemetery in Brighton. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 6-8 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.