Grace M. Waeghe, age 87, of 408 Minneapolis Avenue, Gladstone, MI died Monday December 6, 2004 at the Christian Park Village in Escanaba where she had been a resident for the past 18 months. Grace was born October 15, 1917 in Gladstone, MI the daughter of Peter and Leona (Viaenne) Waeghe and she was a lifelong Gladstone resident.
Grace began her working career at the age of 17 at the Marble Card Corporation in Gladstone which later became Eaton Corporation. She retired from the Eaton Corporation after 45 years where she was the lead person in the wiring department. In her younger years, Grace enjoyed bowling, ice skating and hunting. She was a very fashionable and stylish dresser with an upbeat flair. She was always interested in what her nieces and nephews were doing and enjoyed playing games with them.
Survivors include numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death
8 Brothers: August, Peter, Leo, Charles, Joseph, Paul, Edmond and Jerome “Dick”
2 Sisters: Sabina Waeghe and Irma VanSomple
Grace’s family will receive friends on Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. at the Skradski Funeral Home in Gladstone. Funeral services celebrating the life of Grace M. Waeghe will follow at 6:00 P.M. at the funeral home with Rev. Arnold Grambow of All Saints Church officiating. Luncheon will follow at the All Saints Church Fellowship Hall. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes are assisting the Waeghe family.