Oriese Mary Ann Kent, age 87, of Iron Mountain passed away on March 9, 2006. Rese, as everyone knew her, was born on August 23, 1918 in Perkins, Michigan, the daughter of the late Clifford and Laura Morand. On February 25, 1939 she was united in marriage to Russell Kent Sr. at the St. Joseph Church in Escanaba.
Rese was a salon owner and beauty operator for most of her working years and was well known for her talent and flare for style. Rese was a team bowler and golfer for many years and a member of the Pine Grove Country Club and the Oak Crest Golf Club in Norway. She was a long time member of the American Martyrs Church in Kingsford. She always enjoyed spending her days having lunch at the Breen Senior Center with her many friends there.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Russell Sr. on July 25, 1991.
Rese is survived by:
Two children: Russell Kent of Iron Mountain and Janice (Fred) Achterberg of West Bend, WI
A very special daughter-in-law Barbara
Four grandchildren: Diana (Scott) Frank of Shawano, WI: Chloe (Jim) Wolf; Scott Achterberg and Kim (Jeff) Sauter all of West Bend, WI
Eight great grandchildren.
Rese has a sister Loretta Royer Hasselbach who resides in Gladstone.
Rese will now join her husband Russell, the love of her life, in entombment at the Gardens of Rest Mausoleum in Wells, MI.
The family would like to thank all the wonderful caregivers at ManorCare Nursing Home for making Rese