Margaret L. Auten, 74, of Coldwater, passed away Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Waterworks Park in Coldwater, Michigan with Pastor Terry Tomlinson officiating.. Cremation services have been provided by Dutcher Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Margaret was born May 16, 1945 in Coldwater, MI to Otto & Viola (Taber) Fisher. She married Richard E. Auten on January 25, 1969 in Quincy. He preceded her in death on April 11, 2017.
Mrs. Auten was a dedicated wife, mother and homemaker. She enjoyed a variety of arts and crafts including cross stitch, knitting and jewelry making. Margaret also enjoyed watching television and people watching.
Margaret is survived by her children DeeAnn (Jonathan) Redding of Angola, IN, Rick (Beth) Auten of Pleasant Lake, IN, Jennifer (Jeff) Ziems of Coldwater, her sister-in-law Sarah (Neil) Parks of Quincy, 7 grandsons,2 granddaughters and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, including special niece Kris Inman. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, brother Phil Fisher, sister Grace Welch, sister-in-law Lois Baker and mother and father-in-law Wava & Francis Auten. www.dutcherfh.com.