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Margaret Ann Barnes, 81, passed away Friday night, March 22nd, 2019 at Eaton Community Palliative Care.

The daughter of Raphael & Marirose (Cooney) Barnes, she was born October 9, 1937 in Byron, Michigan.

Margaret spent most of her career at the Lansing School District as a purchasing agent. After retiring, she volunteered for the Lansing Police Department, and their Victim Advocate Program for over 20 years.

Honoring her wishes cremation has taken place. A family memorial service will be planned for a later date.

The family would appreciate donations in Margaret’s memory be made to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Conchran Road, Charlotte, 48813.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Margaret’s online guestbook or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids. 


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  1. Ryan Cressman on March 31, 2019 at 10:07 am

    I was blessed to know her through her volunteer service to the Lansing community and police department. She was always willing to above and beyond to serve others.

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