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Marietta Jean Florance
Marietta Jean Florance, 80, of Menominee, Mi., passed away Monday, Aug. 25 at the Luther Home.
Born Feb. 26, 1934 in Flint, Mi., to Homer and Selma (Shultz) Florance, she worked as a bookkeeper at the Commercial Bank of Menominee and retired as Assistant Vice President of First of America Bank in 1992.
Active as a Sunday School teacher, Treasurer and member of the Ladies Aid at Central Lutheran Church, she later became a member of Our Saviors Lutheran Church of Marinette. She was treasurer for Friends of the Luther Home, auditor for the local woman's club, helped start the local chapter of the American Cancer Society, was a volunteer with the RSVP program and a lifetime member of the Menominee Historical Society. She enjoyed dancing, golfing, making soft sculpture dolls and traveling.
Survivors include a son, Dennis (Mary) Florance, of Glenwood, Ill.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a sister, Flora Edgar, of Linden, Mi.
She was preceded in death by a special friend, Andy Anderson; sisters, Margaret (Harry) McQuillin, Alice (Glen) Clodfelter and Ruth (Floyd) Roska; a brother, Frank (Elsie) Florance and a brother-in-law, Bill Edgar.
Visitation will be held at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Marinette on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m. until time of a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. with Pastor James Wendt officiating. Burial will be in Crestwood Cemetery, Grand Plank, Mi. Anderson Kell Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
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