Baird, Margaret "Maggie"

Written by David Green.

Margaret A. Baird, 69, of Tecumseh,  Mich., and formerly of Morenci, Mich., died under the care of Heartland Hospice March 14, 2011, with her family by her side.

She was born April 18, 1941, in Adrian, Mich., the daughter of Kenneth and Mary (Froehlich) Basinger. On Aug. 19, 1983 she married Jack Baird. He preceded her in death July 15, 2009.

Margaret was a 1959 graduate of Clinton High School. In her free time, she enjoyed crocheting and crafting. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Margaret is survived by her daughter Stephanie (and Todd) Struck of Britton, Mich., and her brother John W. (and Angie) Basinger of Tecumseh; her grandchildren, Tessia, Mia, and Dakota; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 17, at the Handler Funeral Home in Tecumseh, with the Rev. Dennis Owens officiating. Visitation is scheduled from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday.

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