Margaret’s family immigrated to Canada in 1924, settling in Fairholme, Sask. After 12 years, during the Depression, they moved to Coaldale, Alta. Because of poverty and the need for help at home, Margaret wasn’t able to continue her education beyond grade school. She accepted Jesus as Saviour in her youth and was baptized into Coaldale MB Church, where she remained a faithful member her whole life. Through various life experiences, she said, “God is still in control.” Her single years were spent as a housekeeper in Coaldale, Lethbridge and Waterton, Alta., and as a cook in the Coaldale hospital. She found joy in raising her children. Adam built a home in Lethbridge in 1957, where Margaret lived until 2011, but Coaldale MB remained her church home. In retirement, Margaret kept active walking, bowling, travelling, creating needlepoint art and knitting for Blankets for Canada. Her last 3 years were in Sunny South Lodge, Coaldale. Though her activities became more limited, her smile and love continued to shine.