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Margaret Ann Watkins

July 7, 1944 — March 5, 2022

Margaret Ann Watkins

Margaret A. Watkins, 77, of Mancelona, passed away on March 5, 2022 at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center Long Term Care.

   She was born on July 7, 1944, in Wayne County, MI, the daughter of Wayne and Anna (Stone) DeRosia.

   Margaret loved the outdoors and making doilies.   She also could often be found watching both Lifetime and Hallmark movies.

   Surviving are 3 children, Leslie Watkins of Mancelona, Jesse (Karen) Watkins of East Jordan, Sharon Colby of Alden, 9 grandchildren, Megan Crawford, Travis Parker, Kayla Windish, Cody Watkins, Angela (Nathan) St. Pierre, Falesha Rogers, Tyler (Allie) Colby, Michael Colby, Megan Colby, 4 great-grandchildren, Lilliana, McKinley, Ezra, Sutton and a 5th on the way, a brother Gordy, 4 sisters, Dorothy, Linda, Debbie, Terri and several nieces and nephews.

   Preceding her in death were her husband Leonard Watkins, a brother Stan DeRosia, a sister Sharon DeRosia and her parents.

   A viewing will take place on Saturday, March 12, 2022 from 5-7 p.m. at the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

   Graveside services will be announced in the spring when she will be laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery, Mancelona.

   Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

   Arrangements are being handled by the Mancelona Chapel of Mortensen Funeral Homes.

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