Eggert, Margaret V., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2011, at her home. Age 98 years. The daughter of the late Sidney and Rhea (Bourcier) Miller was born March 19, 1913 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Carl Eggert, October 23, 1933. He passed away September 3, 1965. Margaret was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, its Altar Society and helped with the funeral dinners. She retired from Wiechmann’s Dept Store and volunteered with the March of Dimes, serving as a District Chairman. She enjoyed knitting, reading and traveling but most of all her family. Margaret was the loving mother of Judy Castanier, Saginaw, MI; Marcia Hanson and her husband, Stephen, Charlotte, MI; two grandchildren, Carl Castanier, and his fiancé, Marge Sanders; Jennifer Simstad; two nieces, four nephews. She was predeceased by two sons, Ross on July 30, 1950 and Sidney on July 17, 1946, also her son-in-law, Ernie Castanier, a sister, Inez Tweedy and a brother, Sidney Miller. The funeral liturgy will take place on Monday, August 15, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1525 S. Washington Ave., Saginaw. Rev. William Taylor will officiate with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Road, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday where a Vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m. with Deacon Roger Pasionek officiating. Friends may also call at the Church from 9:00 a.m. Monday until the time of the funeral liturgy. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Southern Care Hospice or Holy Family Catholic Church. Mrs. Eggert’s family wish to thank Dr. Pankonin and his staff; Margaret’s caregiver, Kathy Greenup; Southern Care Hospice’s staff and caregivers, particularly Tami, Kim and Brigette, and her special friend, Alan Wolfgang for their care, help and concern.