Maggie Kazlauskas, 11 months

Published 10:45pm Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Maggie Kazlauskas, 11 months
Born: July 3, 2011
Died: June 11, 2012

Maggie Kazlauskas

Maggie Sue Kazlauskas, 11 months, of Dowagiac, passed away from spinal muscular atrophy, type I, on Monday June 11, 2012, at her home surrounded by family.

Precious Maggie’s life began on July 3, 2011, in Niles, the beautiful daughter of Jim and Mindie (Baerg) Kazlauskas. She was a very happy girl with bright blue eyes and an infectious and dazzling smile. Maggie was gentle, and so delicate — a perfect little lady.

She will be deeply missed and always loved by her family, which includes her parents, Jim and Mindie Kazlauskas; grandparents, Ed and Sue Kazlauskas and Sallie and Steven Baerg; great-grandparents, Edward and Barbara Kazlauskas, Martha DeShazo, Jennie and Philip Crawford and Bernie and Jeanie Baerg; aunts and uncles, Missie (Randy) Hoenes, Bruce (Carlie) Baerg and Laura Kazlauskas; cousins, Gus and Maverick Baerg; and several great-aunts and great-uncles.

Maggie’s family will gather with friends on Saturday, June 16, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Yazel & Clark Chapel, where her funeral service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday led by Pastor Travis Smith of the Glenwood Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to or Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan.

Please sign her guestbook and leave a memory of Maggie at

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