THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Issue Date: February 21, 2018
Florence "Flossy" (Tebo) Tanguay, 78, of Menominee, MI., passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 after a courageous battle with her health.
Born Aug. 1, 1939 in Menominee, to the late Robert and Irene (Richter) Tebo, she married Gerald L. Tanguay on June 11, 1960 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 2017.
She was a proud member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, which reflected her love of nature, birds, hunting and fishing. She was a homemaker, housewife and member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.
A member of the Menominee High School Class of 1957, she enjoyed her monthly "Breakfast with the Girls". A special event in her life was in 1998 when she was united with her sister Elizabeth's family.
Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl (Jeff Potter) Tanguay; a son, Tim Tanguay; two grandchildren; three sisters, Roberta Willan, Marie Knutson and Pat (Bob) Bancroft and two brothers, Richard Tebo and Ernie (Annie) Tebo.
Along with her parents and husband, Gerald, she was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Richards.
Family will receive friends at Anderson Kell Funeral Home in Menominee on Thursday Feb. 22 from 4 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 7 p.m., with Fr. Michael Ocran officiating. Burial will be in Birch Creek Cemetery in the Spring.