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The St. Johns Independent

Obituaries

Eula and Fred Wiegman, Sharon Husted, Helen M. Patterson

Eula and Fred Wiegman

Eula Elaine DeGurse Wiegman, 89, went home to be with the Lord on November 12th, 2011, 28 days after the death of her husband, Fred Britten Wiegman, of 68 years. They had resided in Bradenton, FL for 18 years.

Eula was a native Ovidite. She was born to Euna Elizabeth Yariger and Robert Leon DeGurse on March 3, 1922. She was preceded in death by her parents and her only sibling, Captain Stanley Robert DeGurse. She graduated from Michigan State Normal College with a Bachelor of Science degree in early elementary education. She was a member of the Delta Zeta Sorority. Eula loved the water and was an expert swimmer. She and Fred found great pleasure in playing bridge with many of their friends.

Eula was a lady of great faith. She loved and served her church, Emmanuel United Methodist Church of Bradenton, in many ways. She was a dedicated Women’s Circle member, as well as being the greeter coordinator for 9 years.

She was the beloved Mother of three children: Gloria “Gigi” Wiegman of Bradenton, FL, Lynne Ann Lester (Patrick) of Mount Airy, NC, and Stanley “Fritz” Wiegman of Highlands Ranch, CO. She will greatly missed by her 5 surviving grandchildren. She is survived by one great-grandchild. Eula was well loved by her extended family and special friends.

A graveside burial for both Eula and Fred will be conducted at Maple Grove Cemetery in Ovid, MI on June 23rd, 2012 at 11:00 am. All are welcome to come and rejoice with the family as they celebrate both Eula and Fred’s lives. A luncheon will be served following the graveside service at The United Church of Ovid. The family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Homes.


Sharon Husted

Sharon Husted, age 71, of Maple Rapids, Michigan passed away on Monday, June 4, 2012 at her home. Sharon was born September 12, 1940 in Edmore, Michigan. She was the daughter of Albert and Mildred (Nisonger) Avery. Sharon married James Husted on September 13, 1958, in Maple Rapids and he survives her.

Sharon is also survived by three daughters, Cheryl (Richard) Simpson, Janet Husted, Jamie Berry, nine grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, three sisters, Rose Griggs, Betty (Dan) Griggs, Violet Holloway, as well as four brothers, Jim (Mary) Avery, David (Judy) Avery, Richard (Kathy) Avery, Paul (Karen) Avery. She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Roxanne Husted, son, James Husted, II, great granddaughter, Miranda Hackett and sister Alberta Wise.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at the Osgood Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at Payne Cemetery. Her family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. Tuesday at the Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns. Sympathies may be expressed in the form of memorial contributions to a charity of her family’s choice.

To learn more about Sharon and view her Life Story film, visit her personal webpage at www.lifestorynet.com/memories/80974. Her family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Homes.


Helen M. Patterson

Helen M. Patterson passed away on Wednesday, June 06, 2012 at the age of 82. Born May 20, 1930 in Eureka, Michigan. She was the daughter of Frank and Arvilla (Miller) Robinson. Helen married Clinton L. Patterson on April 20, 1947 in Burton, Michigan and he preceded her in death on July 3, 1976.

Helen is survived by her children, Harry (Martha) Patterson of Jusup, GA, Sarah (Morrice) Noonan of Elsie, Betty (Duane) Saylor of Bannister, Barry (Bridget) Patterson of Harrison, Julie (Mike) Worden of Sheridan, 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, special nephew, Mark Black, many other nieces, nephews, daughter-in-law, Lynne Patterson and sister in law, Glenna Patterson. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Clinton L. Patterson, son, Perry Patterson, and grandchildren Tracey Saylor and Michael Worden, Jr.

As per Helen’s wishes, she was cremated and the family will hold a memorial service at a later date. The family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Homes.

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