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Ethel Grace (Fanson) Case


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Ethel Grace (Fanson) Case Obituary
Ethel Grace Case, 101, of Hillsdale and formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, November 8, 2013 at Drew's County Living in Hillsdale. She was born June 8, 1912 in Chicago to John and Ada (Beckwith) Fanson. She married Claud Whitcomb on January 28, 1932 and he preceded her in death in 1959. She then married J.D. Case in December of 1962 and he preceded her in death in 1986.

Ethel worked as a real estate agent for Ford Readon. She was a member of the Jackson Elks Lodge and the Red Hats Society in Hillsdale. Ethel enjoyed bowling in Jackson, playing euchre at the Moose Lodge in Hillsdale and spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Survivors include one daughter, Carolyn (Terry) Keinath of Hillsdale; one son, Robert Whitcomb and Diane Nawrot of St. Clair Shores; four grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Ethel was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers and three sisters.

Funeral services for Ethel Case will be Monday, November 11, 2013 at 3:00 P.M. at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Rev. Debra Semen Scott officiating. Private interment will take place at Woodland Cemetery in Jackson. The family will receive friends for visitation on Monday from 2:00 P.M. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of Hillsdale County, St. Peter's Episcopal Church or the Moose Lodge in Hillsdale. To view this obituary and send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Nov. 9, 2013
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