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Lulu Asmus Obituary

1916 - 2003
Lulu Margaret (Maggy) Asmus, 86, of Canon City, Colorado and formerly of Sturgis, MI, passed away March 8, 2003 at the home of her daughter, Margie Meconi in Canon City, CO.

She was born in Monmouth, IN. on July 14, 1916, a daughter of Wellington and LuLu (Smith) Bradley. Margaret was the first woman hired at Chrysler Tank as an inspector during WWII. She also worked for a short time at the Tie factory in LaGrange, IN and then worked for the Kirsch Co. for thirty years, retiring in 1979. She resided in Sturgis for over 40 years and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. In 1980 she moved to Canon City, CO where she enjoyed gardening, growing roses, many different crafts and spending time with her family.

Surviving are three sons: Lester (Bud) W. Hathaway of Colorado Springs, CO., Delbert Lee Hathaway of Sandpoint, Idaho, Ronald S. Hathaway of Idaho Springs, CO. One daughter: Margie Meconi of Canon City, CO., Seventeen grandchildren, many great-granchildren, two sisters: Ramah Krontz of Burr Oak, MI. and Betty Fry of Constantine, MI. Three Brothers: Thomas Bradley of Sturgis, Paul Bradley of Sturgis, and Theodore Bradley of Reno, NV, and many nieces and nephews. She is preceeded in death by her husbands: Lester Hathaway, Carl Grabe, and Harold Asmus, one son: Melvin D. Hathaway, one sister Dorothy Billman, and one brother R. James Bradley.

Friends and relatives may call at the Rosenberg-Schipper Funeral Home, Ltd. of Sturgis on Wednesday from 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 PM. Religious services will be held in the funeral home on Thursday at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Chris Knight, Sturgis Missionary Church, officiating. Interment will follow in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Hospice or a charity of one's choice. also at www.rosenbergschipperfuneralhome.com
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Published online on 3/12/2003.