2018-06-07 / Obituaries



Margaret McGregor, age 103, of Bad Axe, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at McLaren Thumb Region in Bad Axe.

Margaret was born on September 23, 1914 in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, daughter of the late Sydney Walter and Ada (Payne) Killing.

She married Capt. Robert McGregor at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. in November 1944. He preceded her in death in October 1984.

Margaret lived in Holiday Florida for over 20 years before she returned to Michigan moving to Frankenmuth and then to Bad Axe. She was a resident of Meadow Lane Assisted Living for 6 years.

Margaret was an accomplished seamstress enjoying hand work throughout her life. She traveled extensively enjoying a trip to Great Britain to celebrate her 80th birthday, previously visiting Europe, Alaska, Hawaii and traveling coast to coast in the U.S. She delighted in telling her grandchildren of her century long recollections from “ horse and buggy” and Model T days on the farm, the war days living in Washington, DC, working in food service and owning a restaurant in Detroit.

Margaret is survived by her daughter, Joan (Elwin) Cubitt of Bad Axe and daughter-in-law, Cynthia McGregor; six grandchildren, Kay (David) Thomas, Christopher Mann, Douglas (Jodi) McGregor and Heather McGregor, Jonathon Hayes and Michelle Hayes and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her son, James McGregor.

Cremation has taken place at Sunset Valley Crematory.

If you wish to offer your condolences to the family, please go to: www.kaufmanfuneralhome.com

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