2013-02-08 / Obituaries

Pauline Halberg

Pauline C. Halberg, 71, of St. Ignace, passed away early Monday, December 31, 2012, at her home following a lingering illness.

She was born in St. Ignace September 13, 1941 to Frederick “Gunny” and Elizabeth (nee Cadreau) Cadotte. She spent much of her early life on Mackinac Island, one of 18 Cadotte children. She was graduated from high school on Mackinac Island.

She married Allen Green, Sr., who died in 1982.

She married Ronald Halberg April 3, 1986. She was a housekeeper on Mackinac Island for many years, and a cook at the Galley Restaurant in St. Ignace. She also was a cook in Cedarville while living there. She worked for a time as a nurses aide.

Mrs. Halberg was an elder with the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians, and a member of Ste. Anne’s Catholic Church on Mackinac Island.

She is survived by her husband, Ron; three sons and their families, Samuel Paul Green of St. Ignace, Daniel and Tracy Green of Watersmeet, and Raymond and Carol Halberg of St. Ignace; two daughters, Christine Sutter and Lois Green, both of Goetzville; a brother, Jeff Cadotte, of St. Ignace; sisters, Christine Johnson of Manistee, Mary Baugh of St. Ignace, Lois Maki of Iron River; Janet Sutter of Pickford; 26 grandchildren, and 11 greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband; a daughter, Sonya Sayles; a son, Allen Green Jr., and 10 siblings, Joseph, James Robert, James Arthur, Kenneth, Charles, John, Edward, Phoebe Wilkins, Elizabeth Gallagher, and Loretta Sweeney.

At her request, no services are planned at this time. A family gathering will be held later. Dodson Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.

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