Cecelia Whiting, 85, Oconto, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, at the Odd Fellow Nursing Home, Green Bay. Cecelia was born Nov. 11, 1928, in Manhattan, N.Y. She married John Whiting on March 28, 1951. He preceded her in death on Jan. 24, 2007. Cecelia put a lot of time and effort into the renovation of the Oconto City Park. She was a member of Holy Trinity Parish and AMVETS Auxiliary.
Cecelia is survived by two daughters, Bonnie (Chris) Bitters, Lena; Sandra (Tim) Geyer, Green Bay; two sons, Neil (Sue) Whiting, Juneau; James (Judy) Whiting, Green Bay; 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Memorial services will be conducted 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with Rev. Patrick Beno officiating. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net