Margaret M. Allen
Margaret Mary Allen, 87, passed away peacefully at the Grand Traverse Pavilions on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 with family by her side. She was born May 1, 1932 to Julius and Mabel (Meisch) Schichtel, of Hannah.
Margaret was a graduate of Buckley School.
She was married to Max Allen for over 40 years but was widowed in September of 1996. They were blessed with four daughters. Margaret was a loving mother and devoted wife.
She accompanied Max in his licensed carpenter business. She was the accountant, painter, errand-runner and interior designer. She also worked at Sara Lee pie factory for over 25 years.
She enjoyed sewing, garage "sale-ing" and dancing to country music. She was loved by nephews and nieces as "Aunt Marge."
She is survived by her four daughters, LuAnn (Ike) Kroupa, of Buckley, Sue (Mark) Radcliffe, of Buckley, Cindy (Kevin) Bartz, of Grawn, and Karen Robbins and Paul Pellegrino, of Grawn. She was blessed with six grandchildren, Nickolas Kroupa, Jeremy Radcliffe, Bradley Radcliffe, Alyssa Povey, Matt Bartz and Hunter Robbins; and rewarded with nine wonderful great-grandchildren. She had five surviving siblings, Mary Smith, Jerry Schichtel, Dave Schichtel, Norman Schichtel and Linda Crain.
She was preceded in death five siblings, Lucille Schichtel, Alice Zakrajsek, Arnold "Bud" Schichtel and Kathie Yuresko.
Join us in celebrating the life of our loving mother on Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 at the Covell Funeral Home in Kingsley from 5 to 8 p.m. for the visitation. The wake will be at St. Patrick's Catholic Church on West Silver Lake Road on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 at 10 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass at 11 a.m. A luncheon will follow at the church. At 2:30 p.m. we will meet at St. Mary's of Hannah Cemetery to lay Margaret to her final resting spot next to her blessed husband, Max. May the Lord bless and keep her in his heavenly home.
Thank you for sharing your memories and out pouring of love. We gratefully appreciate it - the Allen girls
Published on August 25, 2019

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