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Apr 19, 1925 - Feb 15, 2021


Margaret Katherine Whitman, age 95 was born in Gladstone, Michigan on April 19, 1925. Her parents were Isabelle and Carl Schenk. She was a graduate of All Saints Catholic School, Gladstone High School (1943), and Northern Michigan University (1947). A retired teacher, she spent 25 years in s...


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Saturday, April 24, 2021
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St. Michael Catholic Church

401 W. Kaye Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

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Apr 24

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, April 24, 2021
12:00 pm

St. Michael Catholic Church

401 W. Kaye Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855

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April 19, 1925 - February 15, 2021

Jami Harrington February 24, 2021

Peggy, Denise, Kris and Carol: I am very grateful for the years Margaret lived across the street from me. Her kindness and endless love for our neighborhood was a blessing to all. I am rejoicing in her new life with Jesus whom she loved. I hope you find comfort in that. I am very sorry for your loss.

Suzanne Coyne February 23, 2021

So sorry to hear about your mom passing. She was a lovely lady and was so fortunate to be surrounded by so much love.
Suzanne Coyne

Les Bek February 22, 2021

I loved your Mom. When I was on the receiving end of one of her smiles my heart was full. Thank you for sharing her. My sympathies and prayers for all of you.

Jan LaValley February 22, 2021

Peggy, Denise, Kris and Carol...so sorry for the loss of your Mom. What a wonderful lady!! Always enjoyed visiting with her over the years. Prayers for all of you and your families. Jan LaValley

Diane Ungrodt February 22, 2021

Margaret was a Lady of Extreme Integrity, Kind Hearted, Giving, Intelligent, and Beautiful Inside and Out. I am Thankful to have Known Her, Stan, All four Wonderful Daughters, especially Denise, and Lucky enough to have become part of Her Family. She was and Always will be My Second Mom. God Bless You Always, Dee

Mary Rule Buhrmann February 22, 2021

So sad to hear about your mom. She was the best English teacher in high school. She had a knack of grabbing your attention and keeping it. God Love Her! May she rest in everlasting peace. ♥️

Steven Nystrom February 21, 2021

We all have special memories of Margaret or "Mrs. Whitman" while attending Marquette Senior High School. However, her greatest legacy will always be raising four wonderful, successful daughters who all went on to become role models for coming generations.

Steve and Betsy Savola February 20, 2021

CandleTo the family of Mrs. Whitman....so sad to read about your Mom.....you all were so lucky to have her for so long! Such a kind and sweet lady....she raised wonderful daughters......our thoughts and prayers are with you all.....time heals the pain! ❤️

Connie O\'Dovero McCauley February 19, 2021

Mrs. Whitman was a truly spectacular human being. She was a wonderful mother & wife, an unforgettable teacher and a devout Christian. The world will be less without her.

Billie Haglund February 19, 2021

Mrs. Whitman was my favorite teacher in high school. I will never forget her and the kindness she expressed to me. Billie (Mackert) Haglund

Dr. Julie Higbie February 19, 2021

My dear Margaret - what a gem! I loved working with her at MGH and in the Heart Club, which both she and Stan were members. God Bless you and your family. Julie Higbie, RN PHD

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