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Margaret Gilbertson

1940 - 2015

Margaret Caldwell Gilbertson, age 74, of Douglas Lake,
passed away October 19, 2015 at the
Cheboygan Hospice House.

She was born December 6, 1940 in Muncie, Indiana
to John and Treva (Gaunt) Caldwell.

Margaret married Howard Gilbertson on December 16, 1961 in Dunkirk,
Indiana, Together they owned the Hobby World in Appleton, Wisconsin.
She and Howard retired to Douglas Lake in 1994. Margaret spent time at
Douglas Lake every year since her birth in 1940, She enjoyed outdoor
activities including birding and hiking in Utah, Arizona and surrounding
states, She and Howard spent 13 years exploring Anasazi ruins near Mesa
Verde National Park in Utah, Margaret will be remembered for her great
cooking and her adventurous personality and her deep love for friends
and family.

Mrs, Gilbertson is survived by:
her husband, Howard;
her 2 children, Thor (Mallory) Gilbertson of Wisconsin and
Kathryn Gilbertson of Rhode Island;
her 2 grandchildren, Taylor and Christopher, and
her 2 sisters, Treva (William) Breuch of Wisconsin and
Joan Caldwell of Douglas Lake.

Margaret was preceded in death by:
her parents, John and Treva (Gaunt) Caldwell;
2 sisters, Ann Butler, and Katherine Haensel,

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to American Cancer Society
or Cheboygan Hospice House in memory of Margaret Gilbertson.

A private family service will take place at a later date.

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