Margaret L. Fountain

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Margaret L. Fountain, longtime Manistique resident, 84, of Virginia Beach, Va., passed away on June 17, 2014, in Virginia Beach.

She was born July 13, 1929 in Chicago, the daughter of William and Irene (Carlson) Storvik; and graduated from Kelvyn Park High School in Chicago.

On Aug. 27, 1949, the former Margaret L. Storvik married Arthur W. Fountain, Jr. in Manistique. They made their home and raised their family in Manistique. Art preceded her in death on June 22, 1993. Margaret moved to Virginia Beach over a year ago.

In addition to being a homemaker, Margaret worked as an administrative secretary at the Manistique Area Schools.

Margaret is survived by her children, Michael (Dora) Fountain of Virginia Beach, Va., Debra Fountain of Manistique, Jeffrey (Linda) Fountain of Los Angeles, and Brian (Jill Burton) Fountain of Virginia Beach, Va.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Sharlene Baumann of Arlington Heights, Ill.; along with nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her grandson, Christopher Fountain.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, on Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. A graveside service will follow the visitation at 12:15 p.m., at the Fairview Cemetery in Manistique.