2012-06-28 / Obituaries

Luvicy M. Spaulding

Luvicy M. Spaulding, 87, of 16th Rd., Garden, Mich., died on Thursday, June 21, 2012, at Tendercare Health Care Center in Munising, Mich.

She was born Sept. 18, 1924, the daughter of Hullie and Katherine (Thill) Dalgord, on her parents farm in Fayette, Mich. She attended school in Fayette and was a graduate of Garden High School. She was a lifetime resident of the area.

On Sept. 14, 1946, the former Luvicy Dalgord married Leonard Spaulding in Garden, and they made their home and raised their family on the Spaulding farm in Garden. Leonard preceded her in death on March 19, 1997.

Luvicy was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Garden, St. John’s Altar Society and St. Isadore’s Circle. She was also a member of the Garden 4-H Club, Bay de Noc Beef Producers Association, Farm Bureau of the Garden peninsula, Kates Bay Home Extension, Kates Bay Grange, TOPS Club of the Peninsula, Garden Peninsula Historical Society and Museum in Garden, and Delta County Soil Conservation District. She also had served with Mud Lake P.T.A.

Luvicy is survived by her sons, Alan Spaulding of Garden, Bruce (Annette) Spaulding of Cooks, Mich., and Kim (Kim Fisk) Spaulding of Garden; daughters, Cherry Walton, and Kathy (Jan Moe) Spaulding both of Olympia, Wash.; grandchildren, Sherry Lynn (Bob) Mayers, Patty Schwardt, Jeff (Lisa) Pitcock, Chad (Melissa) Pitcock, Angie (James) Buttermore, Bruce (Ginger) Spaulding, Jr., Bryan Spaulding, Wendy (Travis) Veraghen; 16 great-grandchildren; sister, Estella Oberg of Manistique, Mich.; sister-in-law, Nancy Dalgord of Fayette; along with several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Andy; sister, Evelyn Dalgord; and brothers, Allen, Roy and Harley Dalgord.

Visitation was held from 10-11 a.m., Monday, June 25, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Garden.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 11 a.m., at the church, with Father James Roetzer officiating. Burial will follow in theNew Garden Cemetery at Garden Township.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique and Garden assisted the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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