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(December 26, 1932 – October 13, 2014)

Margaret E. Gransden, 81, died on Monday, October 13, 2014 at MidMichigan Medical Center. Margaret was born on December 26, 1932 in Newtonmore, Scotland to the late John and Marion (Stephens) Smith. On February 17, 1956 Margaret married Galen D. Gransden in Norwich, England.Margaret served in the Women’s Royal Air Force from 1951-55 during the Korean and Cold War. Margaret was employed by the Secretary of State for 20 years. She enjoyed going to the casinos, Las Vegas, and was an avid golfer and wintered in Tucson, AZ. Margaret lived for her Grandkids.Margaret is survived by her husband, Galen, children; Gary Gransden, Glen Gransden, and Keith (Bridgette) Gransden, grandchildren; Alaina Gransden, Natalie Gransden and Gabe Gransden. She is also survived by her brothers; John Smith and Graham Smith, sisters; Winifred Patel, Roslyn MacIntosh and Margaret Smith.Margaret was predeceased by her father; John Smith, her mother; Marion Law, Step father; George Law, brothers; John and Ken Smith, sisters; Lillian Ross and Sylvia Taylor.A Private Family Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Pastor Ray Jaques officiating. In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider MidMichigan Home Care. On line condolences can be given at smithminer.com