Florence "Curly" Ledyard
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Florence Livingstone Odell Ledyard, also known as Curly, was born in Detroit, Michigan on December 3, 1914 and passed away on August 9, 2014 at 99 years of age. She was married to William Hendrie Ledyard who preceded her in death on November 4, 1969. Curly is survived by three children; John (Elaine) Phyllis and Florence, three grandchildren; Stephen (Janey), Henry, and Meg, and two great-grandchildren Scott and Thomas.
Curly attended Liggett School in Detroit and Wayne State University. She spent a great deal of her time belonging to and volunteering for the Sigma Gamma Association, Junior League of Detroit, National Society of Colonial Dames of America in Michigan, National Farm and Garden Club of Grosse Pointe, and the Thompson Home for Women.
Curly moved to Port Huron, MI in 1995 to be near one of her daughters. For the last few years she was a resident at the Barss Residential care facility. Their professionalism and kindness has been greatly appreciated by her family.
A memorial service with interment will be held at Detroit's Historic Elmwood Cemetery on October 4, 2014 at 11 AM.
Curly had a love for her family's genealogy and spent considerable time collecting any information possible in an attempt to one day write a family history. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Burton Endowment Fund in care of Mark Bowden, Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library, 5201 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202.
Smith Family Funeral Home - North, 1525 Hancock Street, Port Huron is in charge of arrangements.
Smith Family Funeral Home (North)
1525 Hancock St. Port Huron, MI 48060
Published in The Times Herald on Aug. 24, 2014