BROOKS — Margaret E. “Honey” Wildes, 92, passed away March 21, 2022.

Margaret was born June 4, 1929, to Delbert and Mildred Downs, who both predeceased her. She grew up and raised her own family in and around Brooks.

Margaret was a former teacher’s aide for Mount View, a member of the Congregational Church of Brooks and was known for her baking, especially her pies.

Margaret was predeceased by her husband, Joseph L. Wildes, and by her sons Randy Wildes and Eugene Wildes. Surviving are her son Alston Wildes and his wife, Gwen, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Margaret’s family wishes to thank the caring staff at Tall Pines for their care and compassion shown toward Margaret, and a special thank-you to Margaret’s dear friends Carol and Pat for their love and visits.

Funeral services will be held at Brooks Congregational Church Saturday, April 2, at 10 a.m. Food and fellowship will follow in the Varney Building.

Private burial will be later in spring. Memories and condolences may be shared at

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