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Margaret Jane Larson Sawyer

October 11, 2012
The Mining Journal

STEPHENVILLE, Texas - Margaret Jane Larson Sawyer went peacefully on her adventure to be with the Lord on October 8, 2012.

Margaret was born in Marquette, Michigan July 2, 1916. B S in education from Northern Michigan University. Married John Sawyer April 6, 1939 in Marquette. Moved to Detroit 1942 then to La Grange Park, Illinois in 1946. Retired from management of Carson Pirie Scott in 1976 to Sarasota, Florida. Moved to Stephenville, Texas in 2006.

She is preceded in death by her parents Harold and Alma Larson of Marquette, her sister Dorothy Gustafson of Marquette, Michigan and her husband John G. Sawyer of Ishpeming, Michigan.

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Margaret Jane Larson Sawyer

Survivors include: Son Joe and his wife Pam, Granddaughter Jennifer Rushford and husband Chris. Grandson James Sawyer, Grandson Joseph Sawyer and his wife Jennifer. Great Grandchildren: Krista Rushford, Matthew Sawyer and Daniel Sawyer.

Memorial service to be held at 10:00 AM on Friday at Lacy Funeral Home, Stephenville, Texas, with Father Philip McNamara officiating. Entombment is to be at St. Boniface Episcopal Church Columbarium in Sarasota, Florida.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Kam Ip for his very special care. The family also wishes to thank her friends and care givers at Senior Care center of Stephenville and Oakwood Assisted Living for all their care and kindnesses.

In lieu of flowers donate to the Friends of the Stephenville Public Library Children's book fund or give a book in her name to a child or grandchild.



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