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Annette Dillon Svoke

Battle Creek

Annette Dillon Svoke, age 94, died Saturday, August 15, 2015, at Calhoun County Medical Care Facility. Annette was born on December 11, 1920, in East Tawas, MI, the daughter of Arthur and Irene (Marentate) Dillon. She was a graduate of East Tawas High School in 1938 and then attended Iosco Normal School. She had been a resident of the area since 1960, coming from Mt. Pleasant. On August 8, 1942, she was united in marriage to Joseph J. Svoke who preceded her in death. Annette was employed as a secretary in Probate Registry for Judge H. Read Smith. She also worked for George W. Toellers and LW Robinson's Department Stores in Battle Creek. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in East Tawas. She enjoyed crafts and oil and water painting. She cherished her time with family and friends, and looked forward to any and all holidays.

Surviving are her children, Joseph A. (Rachel) Svoke of Farmington Hills, Annette M. (Larry) Mack of Battle Creek, Bonnie L. (Anan) Kauffman of Tekonsha, Mary Jane (Robert) Cipcic of Battle Creek, Patricia A. (John) Wooten of The Villages in Florida, Carol L. (Alan) Smith of Kalamazoo, and Jeannie M. (Dave) Weber of Homer; 18 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and one great great grandchild; a sister, Jane Coffin. She was preceded in death by five brothers John, Art, Robert (Barney), Bill, Tom, and three sisters Rosie Haglund, Carol Wilkinson, and Rita Johnson.

Visitation will be held at the Richard A. Henry Funeral Home Thursday from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 21, 2015, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Calhoun County Medical Care Facility, 1150 E. Michigan Avenue, Battle Creek, MI  49014 or the American Legion Post #211, East Tawas, MI  48730. www.henryfuneralhome.org   



Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Aug. 18, 2015
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