ABAIR Nadine B. Nadine B. Abair, 72, passed away February 2, 2012, at the Franciscan care Center after a battle with brain and lung cancer she was a 17 year survivor of throat cancer. She painted for state Arial for several years. She lived in Sylvania but spent her summers at their lake property in Coldwater MI and winters at her property in Tavernier FL. She was a member of the Coastguard, Moose and Elks Lodges, was Secretary/Treasurer of her association in FL. She was a very special lady with a big heart and will be missed greatly by her husband, Leo "Bud" Abair; daughter, Debbie Dobrzanski; son, Donald Branum; step-daughters, Lois Hinkleman, Jan (Ken) Folger, Joyce Perry, and Pat (Ralph) Spitulski, and her grandchildren, Andy and Ben Branum, Alexis (Shaun) Roshong, and Tiffany Dobrzanski; 2 great-grandchildren; nephews and a niece; also 4 step grandchildren, and 5 step great-grandchildren. Also surviving is her sister Neva (Bill) Ralston. Nadine was preceded in death by her parents Andrew Endricks and Nettie Salerno brothers Ronnie and Butch Endricks and her son Danny Joe Branum. A memorial gathering will be held at the Great Northern Sportsman Club 6255 Pelton Ln. Ottawa Lake, MI 49267 on February 12, 2012, from 12:00-6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers send donations to
or Franciscan Care Center Holland Sylvania Rd.
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Published in Toledo Blade on February 5, 2012