Date of Death: August 8, 2018

Service Details

Per Margaret’s request cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at The Trinity Episcopal Church of Three Rivers, Michigan with Pastor Karleen Kinker officiating. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery of Three Rivers following the service.

Obituary Notice

Margaret Ann Lakey, age 91, of Three Rivers, MI passed away on August 6, 2018 in Kalamazoo, MI. She was born on October 31, 1926 the daughter of Lawrence and Birdie (Norris) Luck.

She graduated from Three Rivers High School in 1944 and went on to attend college at Western Michigan University. In 1947 she was united in marriage to Richard Lakey. She was a regular at the Three Rivers Trinity Episcopal Church. She retired from the First National Bank of Three Rivers. Margaret loved to read, bowl, craft, play bridge, bird watching, and spending time with family.

She is preceded in passing by her parents, sister: Anna Mae Marvin, and daughter: Patricia A. Lakey-Frye.

Margaret leaves to cherish her loving memory her children: David L. Lakey and Barbara S. (Jerry) Castner; grandchildren: Scott (Jessica) Lakey, David (Francis) Lakey, Jennifer Lakey, Becky (Larry) Wissell, Dallas (Mary) Jones, Kyle (Emily) Jones, Erin Walker, Jeremy (Bree) Castner, and Charlie Castner; thirteen great-grandchildren; and her sister: Mary Ellen Kilroy.

Additional Information

Memorial donations may be directed to The Trinity Episcopal Church of Three Rivers Domestic Assault Shelter. Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements.

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  1. Margaret Ann was a lovely person. She was our babysitter when I was young. Always one of my favorites. Had lots of fun with she and Dick overs the years. Prayers and sympathy for family at this sad time

  2. Partner, having been in this position myself I know there will be a hole in your heart. Mother’s are more special to us than we realize until they leave this world. We pray for you and your family.

    Remember, anything, anytime, anywhere.

  3. another one of my classmates have gone. I used to go to her birthday parties around Halloween…She was a wonderful person….Will miss you Margaret Ann…..

  4. Mom, my deepest condolences to you and your family. Grandma Lakey was an amazing woman. Beautiful inside and out. She will be really missed and I will love her forever.

  5. Barb, David and family. My deepest condolences to you and your family. I hope God will give you the peace and comfort in your time of need. I will keep you in my prayers.

  6. David and family, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. I pray God gives you comfort and peace. Love and prayers to you and your family.

  7. Barb, my heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. I will miss the presence of your mom–a truly caring and kind person. My heart is heavy with compassion for you, especially so near to the loss of Patty.

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