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Margaret DeMaggio

March 12, 1940 — May 18, 2021

Margaret DeMaggio

Margaret Elizabeth DeMaggio, 81, of Hillman passed away Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City.

Margaret Elizabeth Kempel was born on March 12, 1940 in Pleasant Ridge, Michigan to the late Lawrence and Lillian (Pfaff) Kempel. On March 19, 1974, she married Frank DeMaggio. Margaret was the first woman to graduate as an accountant from U of D. She was an active member of Hillman United Methodist Church, teaching Sunday school and the financial chair.

Surviving are her husband, Frank; six children, Joseph Kudwa, Jennifer Georges, Adam (Wendy) Kudwa, Robert (Melissa) DeMaggio, Lawrence (Jessica) DeMaggio, Anthony (Wynne Green) DeMaggio; 14 grandchildren, Corinna, April, Colton, Mia, Natalie, Rachel, Jacob, Julia, Matthew, Jason, Cade, Sara, Vince, and Eva.

Mrs. DeMaggio was preceded in death by her son, Frank DeMaggio Jr.

Visitation will take place Monday at Hillman United Methodist Church from 10:30 a.m. until the funeral service at 12 noon with Rev. Duane Lindsey officiating. Live streaming will be available at

Arrangements have been handled by the Bannan Funeral Home.

Interment:  Hillman Rust Township Cemetery

Memorials:  Hillman United Methodist Church and Shriners Hospitals for Children

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