Martha Ann Windsor

Martha Ann (Pecktil) Windsor, 85, of Sierra Vista, AZ, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2019. She was born on February 15, 1934, in Maple Rapids, Michigan. She was a very independent and strong woman. She treasured her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed spending time with her family and her horse, Gia. She really enjoyed cooking and baking. She always brought cookies and pumpkin rolls to the soldiers returning from maneuvers in Fort Lewis, WA, and Fort Rucker, AL.

Martha was preceded in death by her husband: George; her parents: Lydia and Fred Pecktil; her sisters: Dorothy Prowant and Lilian Ruth Caudy; her brothers: Lyle Pecktil, Floyd Pecktil, and Milo Pecktil; and her son: Brian Schafer.

Martha is survived by her six children: Milo Schafer, Colin Schafer, Harold “Craig” Schafer, Marla Schafer, Margaret Evangelesta, and Ida VanBeelen. Also, survived by her grandchildren: Lena Schafer, Carla Martin, Katrina Woods, Brian Schafer, Amanda Loveland, Angela Romero, Joseph Baldez Jr., Brent VanBeelen, and Kelsie VanBeelen. She is also survived by her 12 great-grandchildren, and many more family and friends. All of these she loved and touched deeply.

A graveside service will be held at Evergreen Cemetery, in Lansing, MI, on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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Margaret Evangelesta
March 19, 2019 at 9:47 am

Loved mom dearly. She touched soooo many hearts through the years. Blessed beyond measure she is finally at peace. We all love you mom. You are missed more than you can ever imagine. We will try to make you proud of us all as you watch over all of us. Give dad a big hug around the neck from me!!

March 19, 2019 at 11:09 am

If your momma was anything like you Margaret, then she was a gem and one of a kind! Praying for peace and comfort to you my dear friend! Love you! I hope you can feel my hug from Ohio!

March 19, 2019 at 11:21 am

Thank you Cindy. You’ve been a rock for me through this and many other heartaches. Hugs back to ya.

Tombstone High School JROTC Mounted Color Guard
March 19, 2019 at 4:38 pm

In this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to you our heartfelt condolences.

Mary Wahl
March 19, 2019 at 6:07 pm

Rest In Peace Marty. You were a very nice mother in law. I still am the keeper of a lot of recipies you gave me. You were an awesome cook and a great pie maker. I am so happy that you are now joined in heaven with your beloved husband George. What a great couple you were.

March 20, 2019 at 11:14 pm

Thinking of you today. Wishing I could be with you. You were the best daughter to your Mom and she knew you loved her so. I will be lifting you and your family up praying for strength, hope, comfort and peace. I am here to listen anytime. Love you!

Amanda Loveland
March 21, 2019 at 10:17 pm

I will always treasure every memory I have with you, Grandma! I love you so very much and appreciate everything you have done for me. You mean the world to me and I will think of you always and forever!


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