Marguerite Auten

Milan, MI

Age 86, went to be with the Lord on Friday, February 9, 2018 while at home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 12, 1931 in Sheridan, Wyoming, the daughter of Charles and Emma (Grotefeld) Wieditz. She married the love of her life William J. Auten on December 6, 1952 in Denver, Colorado and he preceded her in death on March 28, 1981. Marguerite was a loving mother and grandmother. She worked over 30 years at the bank in Milan including many years at the drive thru window on West Main St. She loved to read books and play cards. She especially enjoyed the Thursday night euchre league at the American Legion, which she played for 30 years.
She is survived by her children, Sharon (Mark) Neckel of Jacksonville, Florida, Sandra (Russ) Dion of Milan, William (Terri) Auten, Jr. of Milan and John (Kerry) Auten of Mio, MI., 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Emma, a sister Velma, a brother Charles and a grandson James.

Visitation will be held at Ochalek-Stark Funeral Home, Milan on Monday, February 12th from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm. Funeral services will be at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Milan on Tuesday at 11:00am with visitation beginning at 10:00am. Burial will follow at Marble Park Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church.

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