Margaret G. LeMire, of Brainerd, age 97, passed away March 7, 2012, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Society in Pine River, Minn. Margaret was born July 23, 1914, to Nelson and Grace (Albough) Abbott in Sibley County, Minn. (west of Henderson).
Margaret was employed at Hickerson Garment Factory for 26 years and had other part-time jobs. She was a member of the Moose Lodge for over 50 years.
Survivors include daughters Sandra (Rick) Roscoe, of Missoula, Mont., Sheila Nix, of Brainerd, and Evelyn (Jeff) Rodman, of Brainerd; son-in-law, Ervin Gravdahl, of Pine River; nine grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and many more that called her Grandma.
Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Everett LeMire; parents, son, Kenneth and his wife, Carol; daughter, Geraldine Gravdahl; sister, Marjorie; granddaughter, Christina Rodman Otterness; and dear friend, Leo Frazer.
Memorial service to be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, 2012, at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior.
Family being served by:
Halvorson-Johnson Funeral & Cremation Care
Brainerd/Baxter, (218) 829-3581 www.halvorson-johnson.com