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6850 Main Street
Cass City, MI 48726
Phone: 989-872-2195
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Ethel M
Whittaker

February 6, 1927 – January 10, 2019

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Obituary for Ethel M Whittaker

ETHEL M. WHITTAKER
Ethel M. Whittaker, 91, of Cass City, died following a long illness Thursday, January 10, 2019 in Satchell’s Christian Retirement Home, Caro. She was born February 6, 1927 in Flint, MI the sixth of eight children born to Albert E. and Mary Elizabeth (Coombe) Polmounter. She married Harold Dennis Whittaker June 9, 1951 in Clio. He died May 9, 2005.
Ethel graduated from Flint Northern High School and went on to Owosso Bible College for two years of study. Ethel worked as office manager for Dr. Kenneth Ivan MacRae for several years. She was an active member of the Cass City Missionary Church. She served as deaconess, treasurer and was church secretary for many years. Ethel also taught Sunday School and was a Junior Church teacher. Before Cass City Missionary Church, Ethel attended Mizpah Missionary Church, Riverside and New Greenleaf Missionary Churches. Ethel served with the Woman’s Missionary Society as the District Leader for the Brown City District. In years past, she was a member of the Ladies Trio a woman’s singing group that traveled the area singing at small churches and revivals. Ethel loved music. She taught piano and organ out of her home for over 50 years. Ethel enjoyed needlework especially cross stitch and crocheting making hundreds of doilies and many afghans for family and friends.
Ethel is survived by her children: Sherry (Daniel) Broeker of Peoria, AZ, Larry (Michelle) Whittaker of Cass City; grandchildren: Tara (Ryan) Glenn, Leah (Kyle) Fraser, Kristy King, Mardi (Daniel) Davenport, Robin Burleigh, Ryan (Andrea) King, Troy (Megan Kimzey) King, Justin (Austa) Broeker, Tracy (Levi) Peck; great grandchildren: Maximus, Gavin, Grace, Gwendolyn, Lauren, Lily, James, Brianna, TaNeicea, Bruce, Simmone, Leo, and Trixy; many nieces and nephews. Ethel will also be missed by Harold’s family: Gerald (Ruth) Whittaker of Cass City, Wayne (Evelyn) Whittaker of Cass City. She is preceded in death by her siblings: Ernest Polmounter, Stanley Polmounter, Olive Burpee-Anslow, Violet Brown, Joseph Polmounter, Albert Polmounter and an infant baby brother Elmer.
Funeral service held 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019 in Cass City Missionary Church with Pastor Phil Burkett officiating. Interment will be in Moshier Cemetery, Hemans. Pallbearers for Ms. Whittaker: Kyle Fraser, Ryan Glenn, Ryan King, Gavin King, Nathan Fritz and Terry Tuckey. Memorials may be made to Family Discretionary Fund. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2019 in Kranz Funeral Home – Cass City
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 13, 2019 in Cass City Missionary Church – Cass City
Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195

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First Visitation

When Saturday, January 12th, 2019 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
Address
6850 Main St.
Cass City, MI 48726

Second Visitation

When Saturday, January 12th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location
Kranz Funeral Home Cass City
Address
6850 Main St.
Cass City, MI 48726

Third Visitation

When Sunday, January 13th, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location
Cass City Missionary Church
Address
4449 Koepfgen Road
Cass City, MI 48726

Service Information

When
Sunday, January 13th, 2019 2:30pm
Officiating
Pastor Phil Burkett
Location
Cass City Missionary Church
Address
4449 Koepfgen Road
Cass City, MI 48726

Interment Information

Location
Moshier Cemetery
Address
M53
Hemans, MI

Reception Information

Location
Cass City Missionary Church
Address
4449 Koepfgen Road
Cass City, MI 48726