Qualeen Joan Carpenter, age 88, of Gladstone, passed away Sunday afternoon, July 25, 2021, at Christian Park Health Care Facility, in Escanaba.
Qualeen was born on November 03, 1932, in Garden, the daughter of George Pepin and Ruth DuRoy. She was raised in Gladstone and was a 1951 graduate of Gladstone High School.
Following graduation, Qualeen enlisted in the United States Air Force where she served until her honorable discharge. Following her enlistment, Qualeen raised her family throughout the world before returning to Gladstone where she was employed as a foreman at Northern Michigan Veneers. Qualeen went on to own and operate C&C Market in Bark River until her retirement. She will be deeply missed.
Sons: Vallar Carpenter, Kerry Carpenter,
Sister: Pam Holmes
Grandchildren: Karli Jenshak, Kristi Carpenter
Great Grandchildren: Adam, Kaden, Kyan, Kayda, Karter, Kenzi, Kyla, Kaileanna, Kymber, Ma’lik.
Daughter in law: Stephanie Carpenter
In addition to her parents, Ruth DuRoy and George Pepin, Qualeen was preceded in death by:
Son: Steve Carpenter
Daughter: Judell Carpenter
Sister: Darleen Pepin
Funeral services for Qualeen will be held at the convenience of her family.
The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting with arrangements.