Resident of Pleasant Hill
Margaret Granquist, 90, passed away on May 24, 2018 in Concord, CA. She was the wife of Harold Granquist and they shared 67 years of marriage. Born in NY, she traveled extensively in her youth. Margaret graduated from Oakland High School in 1946, followed by a Bachelor's Degree from UC Berkeley in 1950.
She was an active member of Shell Ridge Community Church, their choir and women's groups. Margaret's life was devoted to service. Even as her health declined, she continued her charitable contributions and acts. The past year she focused on the Seafarers Ministry of the Golden Gate. This year a record number of Civilian Sailors will receive Christmas At Sea, reusable, gift filled bags, thanks to Margaret and others so devoted.
Margaret is survived by her husband, "Hal", children David (Jan), Susan (Tom), Eric (Angel), and three grandsons (Christian, Curtis, CJ)
A memorial will take place during the worship service on Sunday, July 8, at 10:30 at Shell Ridge Community Church, 200 La Casa Via, Walnut Creek, CA. Memorial donations may be made to the Seafarers Ministry of the Golden Gate, 4001 7th Street, Port of Oakland, CA 94607.