SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Margaret Ellen Behsmann 82, passed away on Wednesday June 21, 2017 at the Springfield Hospital in Springfield, Vermont. She was born July 1, 1934 in Biddeford, Maine the daughter of William and Helen (Knight) Wheeler. She attended grade schools in Springfield, Vt., and graduated from High School in California. She later went on to earn an Associates Degree.
She was married to Lawrence Behsmann on May 25, 1972 in Colorado Springs, Colo. He predeceased her on August 20, 2010.
She worked as an accountant and bookkeeper for the Schlage Lock Company for many years. She cared for handicapped children for many years and raised miniature horses on her Trinity Farm of Springfield, Vt.
Margaret was an accomplished painter and artist. She won many blue ribbons with her show horses.
She is survived by three sons: Roger Stone of Springfield, Vt., Bill Stone and his wife Mel of Colo., and Tim Behsmann and his wife Celeste of Md. One sister Becky Lowe of N. C., 12 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her daughter Kathy Anderson.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont.