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Shirley J. (Davarn) Fox

fox_shirleyShirley J. (Davarn) Fox of Peachtree City, GA, passed away on September 26, 2015 at the age of 85. A Mass was held in her honor on Wednesday, September 30th in Peachtree City, GA. Shirley was a Graduate of Michigan State University. She was a long standing member of the Young Ladies Institute, and taught business courses for high school and college students. Shirley loved to travel, read, and spend time with her family and friends.

Shirley was of Irish descent and loved life to the fullest. She knew the birthdays of all of her families nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, grandchildren, children, daughters, sons, fathers, mothers, she was the best in the world at sending cards to everyone for Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, St. Patricks Day, maybe even Ground Hog Day. She was always the first and the last one on the dance floor because she loved to have fun and celebrate life. We celebrate her life and she would want us to cherish each and every moment we share with family and friends.

Shirley was survived by her husband of 61 years, John Fox; sons Thomas (Donna) Fox and James Fox; and daughter Jane (Fox) Motz; daughter-in-law Mary (Bommarito) Fox; granddaughters, Christen (Kalin) Mellars, Sarah (Lance) Klein, Megan Motz; and grandsons Daniel Motz and Kyle Fox; and great grandson Landon Mellars. Shirley also had several brothers and sisters-in-law, as well as cousins, nieces, and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Roger and Ann (Duncan) Davarn, sisters Sally Marcy, and Sue Vedder, son Patrick Fox, and son-in-law David P. Motz.

There will be a graveside service officiated by Deacon Marvin Robertson on October 10th at 10:00 am at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery in Fowler, MI. Thank you to all of our family and friends for your prayers, support, and love. Contributions may be made to Most Trinity Catholic School in Fowler, MI.

Wanda Jeane Hufnagel

hufnagel_wandaWanda Jeane Hufnagel died September 28, 2015 at the age of 85. She was born on January 30, 1930, the daughter of Mark and Eugenia (Mehney) Eaton, the 2nd of their 10 children. She attended St. Johns Public Schools. Wanda married Elon Hufnagel at St Joseph Catholic Church in St. Johns on September 9, 1950 and they recently celebrated 65 years together. Wanda worked many jobs over the years, most important raising 7 children. She also worked for St Johns Public Schools as a teacher’s aide and also at a local factory and as a waitress.

She is survived by her husband, Elon, daughters, Denise (Mike) Dault, Val (Lisa Stier) Hufnagel, Pam (Denny) Baese and Stacie (Brian) Ocenasek, sons, Marc (Ann), Elon Jr. and Dean (Lori) , 19 grandchildren, and 21 great grandchildren; sisters, Ella and Janet and brothers, Mark, Clare, Gayle and Roger. She was preceded in death by 1 granddaughter, 2 brothers Wesley and John and 1 sister, Sue.

A Memorial Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 2, 2015 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in St. Johns with Fr. Michael Williams presiding. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. with a Vigil service at 7 p.m., at Osgood Funeral Home, 104 E. Cass St., St. Johns. In lieu of flowers donations to Clinton County 4H are suggested.

The family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Homes.


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