2014-01-23 / Obituaries

Mabel Douma


Mabel Douma Mabel Douma MANISTIQUE – Mabel (Peg Fluette) Douma, 89, of Manistique, Mich., died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2014, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.

Mabel was born June 30, 1924, in Isabella, Mich., the daughter of Alexander and Edith Johnson) Fluette.

She attended Nahma School.

In 1956, she married John Douma in Grand Haven, Mich., where they lived and raised their family.

Mabel enjoyed visiting her family and friends, playing cribbage, reading western stories, watching Nascar and Tigers baseball, crocheting afghans, knitting and many more craft projects.

She was a member of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

Mabel is survived by her son, David (Holly) Douma of Grand Haven; daughter, Sue (Mike) Hitsman of Muskegon, Mich.; and her grandchildren, Andrew and Steven Douma, Sara Lewis, Megan Rose, and David and Jasin Cook. She is further survived by her siblings, Gerald (Pat) Fluette of Arizona, Helen (John) Denkins of Cooks, Mich., Alexander (Ginny) Fluette of Wisconsin, Joann (Tony) Brennan of California, Paul (Judy) Fluette of Wisconsin and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Mabel was preceded in death by her husband, John Douma; brother, William Fluette and three infant siblings.

In following with Mabel’s wishes, no funeral services will be held.

Special thanks to UPCAP Home Health from whom Mabel received tender and loving care.

Messier-Broullire Funeral Home of Manistique is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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