Margaret M. Schmiedecke was born Oct. 26, 1913, in Hauppauge. She married Frank P. Schmiedecke, now deceased, and had a daughter, Margaret, and a son, Robert. She has three granddaughters and one grandson. She has lived in her home in Huntington Station since 1926. She worked for the Rodenhurst Chevrolet dealership in Huntington from 1930 until 1941. During World War II she was employed at the Knutson's Shipyard. At age 70 Margaret retired from the Huntington School District, where she worked as a secretary for more than 20 years. She enjoys fishing, playing cards and patchwork quilting.