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Marilynn Jean FrenchJune 20, 1927 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 90)
Marilynn Jean French, age 90, of Prudenville, MI, formerly of Tecumseh, passed away November 9, 2017, at West Branch, Michigan. Marilynn was born June 20, 1927 in Tecumseh, Michigan the daughter of Frederick and Sarah Wesloh. She was a graduate of Tecumseh High School and Siena Heights College. On August 12, 1949 she married Junior Gabe French and he preceded her in death April 2 1981. Marilynn lived in Tecumseh for 37 years where she was a member of the Herrick Hospital Auxillary and Gloria Dei Lutheran Church serving on the Council and also directed the choir. After forty years of service in sales she retired from Tecumseh Products. After retiring she moved to Prudenville and enjoyed golfing and boating There she was active at St. John Lutheran Church's in Grayling and Houghton Lake. Marilynn is survived by her children, Stephen (Shirley) French and Valerie (Chuck) Gustafson; grandchildren, Jennifer (Donnie) Duttine, Theresa Ripley, Gabe (Melissa) Watkins, Brian (Cathie) Lewis and Mike Lewis and eight great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, Junior, she was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be 1:00 P. M. Monday, November 13, 2017 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Pastor Gordon Peterson officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside, Cemetery, Tecumseh. Visitation will be 11:00 A. M. to 1:00 P.M. Monday preceding the service. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.pursefuneralhome.com.