Thelma Dagmer Marie Huttula, age 87, of 19 Parkway Drive, Gladstone (formerly of Rock) passed away Saturday January 23, 2010 at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba following a brief illness.
Thelma was born February 2, 1922 in Negaunee, MI the daughter of Selmi and Jennie (Alko) Maki. She was raised in Perkins and she attended Perkins Public Schools.
Thelma was united in marriage to Arvo Huttula on June 24, 1950 and they made their home in Rock prior to moving to Gladstone. Thelma had worked for the Gladstone Canary, Pine Haven and for several years at the Unity Store in Rock.
Thelma and Arvo loved dancing and they traveled throughout the U.P. attending dances. They also enjoyed camping and working in their garden. Thelma was also an excellent cook and baker. Her nieces and nephews fondly remember her for her homemade cinnamon bread.
Survivors include her husband of almost 60 years, Arvo and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Raymond and Leroy and her sister Mary Mitchell.