Margaret Fortman, aged 93 years of Moose Jaw, SK passed away on Monday, March 4th, 2019. Margaret was born on September 4th, 1925 in Mawer, SK. She was predeceased by her parents, Peter and Clara (Ask) Makaluk; infant brothers, Percy and Raymond; brother, Paul; husband, Bill Fortman; twin infant daughters, Marsha Ray and Debra Fay; and grandson, Travis Fortman. Margaret is survived by her children: Colleen (Craig) Lawrence, Susan (Dave) Foster, Dave (Brenda) Fortman, Brian (Linda) Fortman, Kevin Fortman, and Murray (Sherry) Fortman; daughter-in-law, Shona Fortman; grandchildren: Chad Lawrence, Curtiss (Tahrika) Lawrence, Christa (Luke) Ashworth, Courtney Foster, Autumn (Dustin) Lillejord, Donna Daley, Brandon Fortman, Hayley Fortman, Nicholas Fortman, Lisa (Trent) Huebner, and Chad (Tara) Isfeld; as well as 15 great-grandchildren. Margaret was totally blind since the age of 14, yet still managed to raise 6 children, bake bread and buns daily, and later in life hold down a full-time job at Churchill Park Greenhouse Co-op for many years, a job she really loved and she later became a board member for the Greenhouse. Margaret loved her grandkids and they all knew they could drop in at any time for a visit or food or whatever they needed. Christmas Eve was a tradition at Granny’s and was a family pot luck of epic proportions. Margaret lived life to the fullest and tried many things including cross country skiing, ceramics, macramé chairs, and knitting. Margaret and Bill lived on 3rd Ave NE for 53 years, then Margaret moved into Victoria Towers and later on to High Park Towers, where she enjoyed many a bingo and card game. Margaret was also a member of the Red Hat Society and a long-time member of Central Lutheran Church. The Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 11th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home. Reverend Doug Shepherd will officiate and interment will take place at Rosedale Cemetery. Margaret loved bright colors, especially purple, so please wear something bright to remember her! As an expression of sympathy, donations in Margaret’s name may be made to The Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 2160 Broad St, Regina, SK S4P 1Y5. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. James Murdock, Funeral Director 306-693-4550.