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Margaret Mickalsen

Obituary of Margaret E. Mickalsen

Margaret E. Mickalsen Peru - Margaret E. Mickalsen, 84, of the Sullivan Road, Peru, died Monday, October 18, 2010 at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. She was born in Peru, December 1, 1925 the daughter of Henry and Bessie (Weatherwax) Baggs. She grew up in Peru and graduated from Peru High School. She worked in the gift shop at AuSable Chasm for more than 30 years. Margaret was a longtime member of the Keeseville United Methodist Church and the Grange. Margaret was a wonderful baker especially her dinner rolls, which all of the family looked forward to on the holidays. She also enjoyed crocheting and made everyone in the family a Christmas stocking. Survivors include her husband of 44 years, Morgan S. "Mike" Mickalsen, whom she married March 6, 1966 at the Keeseville United Methodist Church; one brother, Henry Robert Baggs of Peru; and several nieces and nephews and their families. She was predeceased by her parents; and one sister and one brother-in-law, Ethel Marion and Walter Pray. Calling hours will be held Thursday, October 21, 2010 from 11 to 1 PM at the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. A funeral service will follow at 1 PM at the Hamilton Funeral Home with Rev. Edie A. Poland officiating. Committal prayers and burial will follow in the Port Douglas Cemetery. Donations in her memory may be made to the Keeseville United Methodist Church, 1699 Front Street, Keeseville, NY 12944. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. 643-9055
A Memorial Tree was planted for Margaret
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Hamilton Funeral Home