Hazel E. Phetteplace

Died June 19, 2017


Hazel E. Phetteplace, 92, of Curran passed away in East Tawas on Monday, June 19, 2017.

Hazel was born in Curran on Dec. 13, 1924, to Philo and Etta (Pearsall) Wiedbrauk. She married Ray Phetteplace in Alma. The couple lived in Curran, where Hazel was a homemaker and also worked at the post office. She was a member of the Mitchell Township Fire Department’s Ladies Auxiliary, and had also served on the Mitchell Township Zoning Board. Hazel was an amateur historian as well. She published a historical book on the history of Mitchell Township.

Hazel is survived by her children, Ray Jr. (Cyndie) Phetteplace of Collierville, Tenn., David (Gaylene) Phetteplace of Phoenix, Ariz., and Benjamin Phetteplace of Roseville; two brothers, Mike Wiedbrauk and Curt (Mickey) Wiedbrauk; four grandchildren, Ray III, Robin, Jessie and Shelly; and three great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn, Mason and Gwyneth.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ray Phetteplace; her sister, Marilyn; and her brother, Harry.

Visitation will be Friday, June 23, 2017, from 1-9 p.m. at the Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, and again Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church, Mio, with Pastor John Manning officiating. Interment will follow at Flynn Valley Cemetery, Curran.

These arrangements were handled by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio.


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