Margaret Jean McBain, of Niles

Published 9:26 am Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Oct. 19, 1946 — March 27, 2016

Margaret Jean McBain, 69, of Niles, Michigan died on Sunday, March 27, 2016, at Lakeland Hospital in Niles following a brief illness. She was born Oct. 19, 1946, in New Troy, Michigan to Samuel and Carrie (Mangold) Martin.

On May 15, 1965, in Edwardsburg, Michigan, Margaret married Charles McBain, Sr., with whom she celebrated their 46th wedding anniversary before his death on Dec. 28, 2012. Margaret was also preceded in death by her son, Charles McBain, Jr.

Surviving family includes one daughter, Carrie Marie (Gerald) Long of Niles; a grandchild, Zebulon (Jennifer) McBain and seven siblings, Rose Kuhl of Wayland, Michigan, Joe (Shirley) Martin of Niles, Deloris (Frank) Brady of Niles, Janette Britton of Knox, Indiana, Sandra (Jim) Corner of Wayland, Michigan, Charlotte Stephens of Niles and Danny (Maxine) Martin of Niles; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

The family has gathered privately and interment took place at Silverbrook Cemetery, Niles. Donations in memory of Margaret may be made to the American Cancer Society.