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Margaret Mary Kelsey
  • January 20, 1920 - August 29, 2013
  • Eaton Rapids, Michigan

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Margaret Mary Kelsey, 93, passed away on August 29, 2013 at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. She was born January 20, 1920 to Thomas and Margaret (Diamond) Ferguson in Saginaw, Michigan. On February 27, 1943, Margaret married the love of her life, Leon Kelsey, and together they raised a son, Art. Following a move to Charlotte, Margaret became very active at St. Mary's Church as a reading grandmother. She participated in the Happy Years Club and helped in the planning and preparation of funeral dinners. Margaret wrote cards to parish shut-ins once a month and volunteered in the gift shop at Hayes Green Beach Hospital. She also enjoyed golf and bowling. Marge was a resident of Dimondale Center for the past 8 years where she received excellent care for which the family is very grateful. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Kelsey; parents, Thomas and Margaret Ferguson; brothers, George, Donald, Thomas, William and Jack Ferguson. Surviving are her son, Art Kelsey; granddaughter Morgan (Mike) Hall; and grandson Gavin Kelsey and his fiance, Kristy Kellogg; great-granddaughter Dyllan Hall and former daughter-in-law Candy Dykstra. Visitation will be held Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 3-6pm at Pray Funeral Home, Charlotte, Michigan with a Rosary at 6 pm. Funeral mass will be celebrated on Friday, September 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm at St. Mary Catholic Church in Charlotte with Fr. David Rosenberg officiating. Interment will take place in Maple Hill Cemetery, Charlotte. Sympathy may be expressed in memorials to St. Mary Catholic Church and School. Family and friends are encouraged to share remembrances and condolences online at

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