2009-06-13 / Obituaries

Theresa Howell

Theresa M. Howell, 77, of Simmons Settlement died Saturday evening, June 6, 2009 at her home following a lingering illness.

She was born on Mackinac Island July 6, 1931, to Frank and Cecelia (nee Perault) Cadotte.

She married Joseph F. Howell in Licking County, Ohio, in 1954, and he passed away August 12, 1996.

The Howells lived in Ohio until 1989 when Mr. Howell retired, then they moved to Simmons Road, St. Ignace Township. Mrs. Howell worked in grounds maintenance at the casino in Hessel for several years.

She is survived by a daughter, Rose Good of Carp River; two sisters, Lucille Visnaw and Frances Bazinaw, both of St. Ignace; two grandchildren, Tricia and Bobby, and four great-grandchildren, Brian, Tyler, Kendall, and Tori.

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Leona Keyser, Mary Andress, and Veronica Massaway; a brother, Nicholas "Bing" Cadotte, and her husband Joseph.

Graveside services will be Saturday, June 13, at 11:15 a.m. at Ste. Anne's Cemetery on Mackinac Island with Deacon Don Olmstead officiating.

The American Legion of Mackinac Island will render rites for Mr. Howell and she and her husband will be buried together.

Dodson Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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