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Margaret Russell Aldrich

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Margaret Russell Aldrich Obituary
Aldrich, Margaret Russell

Margaret Russell Aldrich, born June 20, 1925 in Fairgrove, MI, passed away May 20, 2017.

She is survived by her devoted husband of 69 years, Francis E. Aldrich. Margaret supported the war effort as a 'Rosie the Riveter', while Francis bravely flew as a radio operator gunner in a B24 Liberator during WWII. They were married August 23, 1947 at the Presbyterian Church in Fairgrove, MI. They met in the second grade at the age of seven. After the war, Margaret and Frank relocated to Albuquerque, NM and raised their five children.

Margaret is survived by her three daughters, Cheryl, Karen, and Carol Sue; and two sons, Dale James and David Russell. She is also survived by her six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Emma Russell; her two brothers, James and Howard; and her grandson, Aaron House.

Margaret was the heart and soul of the Aldrich Family and will be loved and cherished forever.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 28, 2017
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