Mary L. Wilfong, age 80, of Northwoods Assisted Living in Escanaba, died Saturday evening, October 30th, 2004 at Northwoods following a lengthy illness.
Mary was born September 25th, 1924 in Powers, MI, the daughter of Ernest and Mary (Brinn) Wilfong and was raised in the Powers area. She was a 1941 graduate of the Powers-Spaulding High School and was valedictorian of her class.
Mary later relocated to Gladstone in 1943 and attended the Cloverland Commercial College in Escanaba where she received a degree in business administration. She was employed as a book-keeper for much of her working life, having worked in Delta County and later in Milwaukee for many years. Mary returned to Escanaba in 2003 to reside closer to her family.
Mary Wilfong is a devout Roman Catholic and is currently a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Escanaba. In her leisure, she enjoyed sewing and doing crafts. Her family has many fond and loving memories of Mary and she will be sadly missed by them.
Mary L. Wilfong