Margaret Ann Creighton

Margaret Ann Creighton of Charlotte, passed away peacefully at her home the evening of December 25, 2022, at the age of 81. Margaret was born in Eaton Rapids, October 3, 1941, the daughter of Albert and Mary (Vandemortel) Verhelle. She was a 1959 graduate of Eaton Rapids High School. After graduation she took a job at the State of Michigan in different capacities. When she started her family, she found it important to leave her career to raise her boys. Maggie had a passion for her flower gardens, being outdoors doing yard work and landscaping her lawn. She had a knack for interior decorating, loved to travel to Shipshewana, crochet, and go to all the local garage sales. Maggie will forever be remembered for her rambunctious and lovable spirit. Her unique and natural approach to interacting with people always left them having a brighter day.
Maggie is survived by her husband, Roger Creighton; children, Nick (Laura) Custance of Charlotte, Thad Lewis of Onondaga, Scott Creighton of FL. She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, Robert and Richard Verhelle.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 30, 2022, at the Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel in Eaton Rapids. Interment followed in Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation was Friday one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association. To leave condolences for the family please visit our website,