2018-01-10 / Obituaries

Margaret A. Guckien

Margaret Ann Guckien, 95, of Mulberry and formerly of Carroll County, Ind., passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community.

Margaret was born Sept. 27, 1922, in Lucerne, Ind., to the late James and Francis (Larkin) Montgomery. She graduated from Lucerne High School and Logansport Business School. On April 19, 1944, at Lucerne, she married F. Michael Guckien; he preceded her in death Sept. 24, 1984.

Margaret was the former owner-operator of Burrows Lunch. She also worked for 16 years as a secretary for Logansport State Hospital. She retired as a house mother in various sororities at Purdue University.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Alter & Rosary Society, St. Elizabeth Auxiliary, and the American Legion Auxiliary.

Margaret enjoyed playing euchre, cake decorating, crocheting, traveling and spending time with family.

She is survived by children, Sylvester Guckien (Pat) of Frankfort, Kay Trent (John) of Kokomo, Mary Guckien of West Lafayette, and Marie Clawson (Michael) of Delphi; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, J.W. Montgomery, and a sister, Mary Hardy.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15, at Davidson Funeral Home, Delphi, with Rosary at 6:45 p.m. Funeral Mass will begin at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Delphi, with Father Clayton Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Logansport.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Mulberry Alzheimer’s Annual Walk.

Online condolences may be shared at davidsonfh.com.

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