Dec. 2, 1937-Feb. 28, 2013
Elaine Whitford, age 75, of Perrinton, Michigan, died Thursday, February 28, 2013, at Laurels of Fulton, Perrinton, Michigan.
Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca Chapel Ithaca, MI on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 2 p.m., Rev. Bill Dye will officiate. Burial will take place at North Star Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday 6 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday, March 3, 2013, 2 to 8 p.m. with family present from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca Chapel.
Elaine was born in Ashley, Michigan, on December 2, 1937, the daughter of Asa and Heloise (Ladd) Kellogg. She graduated from Ashley High School with the Class of 1956. On June 5, 1954, she married RG Whitford in St. Louis, Michigan and she resided most of her life in the Ashley and Perrinton area. Elaine drove school bus for Fulton Public Schools for 18 years. She enjoyed going to the casino and was a member of the Rebekah Lodge #194.
She is survived by her husband, RG Whitford of Perrinton, MI; three sons, James and Patricia Whitford of St. Johns, MI, Mark and Leigh Whitford of Ashley, MI, Randy and Colleen Whitford of Ashley, MI; eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her parents.
Memorials may be made to Odd Fellow and Rebekah Camp in Baldwin, Michigan.
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The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca Chapel Ithaca, Michigan.
Published in The Morning Sun on Mar. 2, 2013