Margaret Elinor DeVries    Margaret Elinor DeVries, 79, died peacefully May 10, at the Pondera Medical Center Extended Center of natural causes under Hospice care.
    Funeral Services were held May 14, at the Abundant Life Christian Center.  Pondera Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
    Margaret was born in Conrad on January 24, 1928 to Richard and Jennie (Vermulm) DeVries.  She graduated from Conrad High School in 1946 and Hope College in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1950.  Margaret taught school in Conrad, Dutton, and Washington.  She shared her love of music by giving lessons and volunteering at her church, the nursing home and the Horizon Lodge.  Margaret was a member of the Abundant Life Christian Center in Conrad.  She will be remembered for her spirit-filled and generous acts of kindness.  Margaret’s life was a true statement of her Lord.
    Survivors include her sister, Lydia (Ted) deMaagd of Coopersville, Michigan; her brother, Robert (Maurren) DeVries of Conrad; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers; Herb, John, Art, and Ray.
    Memorials are suggested to the Horizon Lodge, Abundant Life Christian Center, or Peace Hospice.