Margaret Mary Potvin

February 19, 1958 - May 25, 2014
Kalkaska, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Margaret Mary Potvin of Kalkaska, Michigan passed away at Munson Medical Center on Sunday May 25, 2014. Mrs. Potvin was born on February 19, 1958 in Detroit, Michigan to William Edward and Irene Margaret (Hemi) Downey, Sr. who survives. On June 25, 1977 in Elk Rapids, Michigan she was married to Gregory Potvin. She enjoyed sewing, embroidering and needle point. She always loved embroidering sweaters and mending clothes for the residents of Kalkaska Memorial Health Center.

Mrs. Potvin is survived by her husband Gregory of Kalkaska, Son Timothy Potvin; wife Melissa and their daughter Alannah Margaret: Daughter Rebecca (Potvin) Seyler; her husband Daniel and their children daughter Tiffany; sons Brian, Logan and Oliver.

Her Sister Linda Hanson and her husband Mark and their daughters Laura and husband Brian and daughters Megan and Julia: Katie and her husband Tim and sons Mark and William. Her brothers William Downey, Jr., David Downey and his wife Laura and sons Michael and Eric and daughter Amanda and brother Paul Downey and his wife Tina and daughter Emma

Funeral services will be Friday at St. Michael's Lutheran Church in Traverse City, Michigan at 11:00 AM with Pastor Jim Nihiser officiating. Luncheon will follow the services at the church. Private burial will take place at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens. Memorial contribution may be left to Munson Hospice or Kalkaska Memorial Health Center. Please visit to submit a favorite memory, photo or to sign her online guest book.