Lakeview – Hazel Ella (Dennis) Howe, age 82, of Mecosta, passed away peacefully Monday, August 14, 2017 at her home with family at her side. Hazel was born November 18, 1934 in Beverton, MI, the daughter of Linton James and Lillie Mae (Caryl) Dennis. She was raised in Gladwin and Mecosta area and graduated from Mecosta High School in 1953. Hazel married Gordon Henry Howe on June 25, 1955 in Livonia. Hazel was employed by General Tire and by the auto industry for 10 plus years. She enjoyed playing cards, and spending time with family and friends.
Hazel will be missed by one son Dennis Howe of Mecosta; grandchildren Darcie Howe of Mecosta, Dennis (Sarah) Howe II, Amanda (Dennis) Reid of Barriton, Stephanie Sims (Ryan Rogers) of Sheridan, Stacy Svok (Destini White) of Lansing, and Sandy Svok of Mt. Pleasant; brother, Gerry Dennis of Remus; brother in law, Howard Colley of Lyons; 12 great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and friends.
Hazel was preceded in death by her husband Gordon Howe on August 26, 1988; one daughter Denise Howe on June 29, 2006; parents Linton and Lillie Dennis; sisters Barbara Colley, Florena Maroulis, and her infant brother Leroy.
Funeral services for Hazel will be on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 3:00 P.M. with the family accepting friends from noon until the start of the service at Brigham Funeral Chapel in Lakeview, MI. Pastor Patricia Tefft will be officiating the service. A luncheon will follow the funeral in the Brigham Banquet Room.
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