Louise Dittenber, 90, of Beaverton and formerly of Saginaw, died Saturday, Feb. 5, 2000 at Tendercare of Midland.
Born Aug. 2, 1909 in the German Province of Russia, she was the daughter of Christian and Amelia (Spaet) Kruse.
Louise married Henry Dittenber, May 19, 1929 in AuGres. He preceded her in death July 26, 1973.
She was employed by Chevrolet Grey Iron Foundry for 18 years. She was a charter member of St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church and a member of U.A.W. Local #668.
Surviving are two sons, Robert II and wife Sharon of Gladwin; Roger D. and wife Erin of Beaverton; five grandchildren, Betty Bloniarczyk, Debra Morse, Wendy and husband James Arneal, Pamela and husband Robert Smith, Darren and wife Kimberlee Dittenber; 10 great-grandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren and their families.
She was preceded in death by her great-granddaughter, Tara Marie Smith, Jan. 2, 1999.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at St. Luke Evangelical Church, 5501 Gratiot, Saginaw with Pastor Daniel Garbow officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Family and friends may visit at the Wakeman Funeral Home, Inc., 1218 N. Michigan Ave., Saginaw, today (Wednesday) from 10 a.m. until time of the service.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Margaret K. "Peggy" Hoggard, 88, of Midland, died peacefully at her home Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000.
Born Aug. 27, 1911 in Marion Village, Osceola County, she was the daughter of the late George and Olive (Green) Baird.
The former Margaret Baird married Thomas H. Hoggard, Aug. 18, 1930 in Midland. He preceded her in death Nov. 4, 1994.
Peggy was very active in her faith and enjoyed spending time with her family. She was a member of the W.C.T.U. and will long be remembered as a wonderful cook who always had room at her table.
Surviving are three grandchildren, David Hoggard of Anaheim, Calif., Alyne and Tom McCann, and Nadia and Gordon McCann, all of Midland; four great-grandchildren, Stephanie, William 'B.J.', Mackenzie, and Nicholas McCann; and many nieces and nephews, including Jim Hoggard of Coleman, Rose Blosser and Mary Marshall of Midland, who cared for her in her declining years.
She was preceded in death by one son, Richard Dale; one granddaughter, Stephanie Mae Hoggard; three brothers, Harold Baird, J. Harland Baird, George Harold Baird, and Mildred Force.
Serviced took place at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Chapel in Midland with Rev. James Hoggard officiating. Burial was in Midland City Cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Church of the Daniel's Band on Dopp Rd. or the Highwood Church of the Daniel's Band.
Paul R. Pennock, 84, of Gladwin, died Sunday, Feb. 6, 2000 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland.
Born April 5, 1915 in Nashville, he was the son of Ralph and Gertrude Hoffman Pennock.
Paul married Marjorie Derbyshire, June 17, 1939 in Manton. He worked as a co-op extension agent for Michigan State University for 30 years.
He was a member of the Gladwin First United Methodist Church. He was also a very active member of the Gladwin Rotary, having held the office of district governor twice, club president, and council on legislation for Rotary. Paul received the Paul Harris award in Rotary and had 34 years of perfect attendance. He was past worshipful master for the Bowring Lodge #414 FA&M of Standish, O.E.S. past patron, Shriner of the Elf Khurafeh Temple, Shriner of the Year in 1999, Bay City Consistory, Gideon's International, and Farm Bureau County Board of Directors. He also taught in the Standish Public School system for six and one-half years.
Besides his wife he is survived by four sons, Paul Jr. and wife Judy of Darien, Ill., Wayne and wife Susan of Barrington, Ill., Lynn and wife Beverly of Holt, and LeRoy and wife Donna of Seabrook, Texas; one brother, Wayne of Nashville; two sisters, Grace Tarbet and Mary Pennock, both of Hastings; 13 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at the Gladwin First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dr. Deane Wyllys officiating. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Gideons International or the First United Methodist Church. A Masonic service was held Tuesday evening at the Sisson Funeral Home, Gladwin.
Sylvia D. Nunn, 86, of Beaverton, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2000 at the Gladwin Pines Nursing Home.
Born Sept. 26, 1913 at Skeels, she was the daughter of Elmer and Cora Gray Cassiday. She has lived in the Beaverton area since 1950.
Sylvia married James Roberson Jan. 28, 1928 in Midland. He preceded her in death in 1945. She then married Ross Nunn, Feb. 27, 1950. He preceded her in death Dec. 22, 1987. She was a former member of the Beaverton Church of God.
Surviving are her children, James and Joann Roberson, Wilbur and Gerri Roberson, Ronald Roberson, Howard and Evelyn Roberson, and Ernest Joseph and Valarii Nunn, all of Beaverton; Duane and Beverly Roberson, and Frank and Maxine Roberson, all of Gladwin, Neil and Sylvia Roberson of Florida, and Sally and Tom Yocum of Texas; 44 grandchildren; and many, many great-grandchildren; and one brother, Wilbur Bernard Cassiday of Midland.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Stanton and Jerry Roberson; two granddaughters; one grandson; and one sister.
Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Sisson Funeral Home with Pastor David Stewart officiating. Burial was in Highland Cemetery.