Caroline E. Lynch, age 91, of Wells, passed away peacefully Monday afternoon, March 15, 2021, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba.
Caroline was born May 17, 1929, in Northland, the daughter of John and Delia (Dousi) Hurkmans. She was raised in Northland and attended the Northland and Gwinn Schools. On May 17, 1947, Caroline was united in marriage to Edward Lynch, at St. Joseph Church in Escanaba, and together the couple made their home and raised their family in Wells. In addition to raising her family, Caroline worked at the Venus Factory, for a short time, and later at St. Anne Church in Escanaba. Caroline enjoyed cooking, crafts, camping, going to camp and attending music festivals. Caroline’s greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.
Caroline is survived by:
Son: Paul (Judy) Lynch
Daughter: Sandra (Ray) Terrien
Brother: Tony (Sonya) Hurkmans
Grandchildren: Roxanne (Chad) Sprutles, Greg Terrien, Crystal (Todd) Schadrie
Brent (Helen) Lynch, Candace (Ryan) Wares, Jenna (Jacob) Soter,
Joellyn Demeuse and Julia Lynch
Great Grandchildren: Megan, Hannah, Brady, Abby, Tyler, Alex, Gabrielle, Paige, Brooklyn,
Daughter in law: Betty Lynch
Sisters in law: Millie Hurkmans and Bonnie Hurkmans
Brother in law: Pat (Jackie) Lynch
Caroline is further survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Caroline was preceded in death by her parents John and Delia, her loving husband Edward:
Son: Tom Lynch
Brothers: James, William, Nick, Joe and Guy Hurkmans
Sisters: Rosemary Lynch, Mary Ann Steede, Ann Olson, Lucy Helland, Mildred Sarasin,
Therese Sebeck and Margaret Freeman
Family will receive friends on Friday, from 11:00AM to 1:00PM, at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Mass of Christian Burial will follow visiting hour, at 1:30PM, at St. Anthony Church in Wells, with Rev. Fr. Rick Courier officiating. Caroline will be laid to rest next to her husband in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery following Mass. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.