Marion June Pelto, longtime resident of Milford, Michigan was received into the loving arms of Jesus on Wednesday, January 7, 2015. Marion passed peacefully in the care of her children. She was 81 years old. Born on August 2, 1933 in Marble Falls, Texas, she was the daughter of Lawrence Petrick and Beulah Green. Marion grew up in Texas at an early age before her family moved back to Michigan after several years of living in there. She attended Cooley High School in Detroit, MI. She met her husband, Andrew Pelto when they were teenagers and started dating. Andrew joined the Marine Corp and served in Korea. Marion waited for her soldier to return from war and they married on June 20, 1953 in Detroit, MI.
Marion and Andrew were active attendees in previous years at Oak Pointe church of Milford (South Hill church of Milford). She enjoyed family gatherings at their long time home in Milford after Sunday Church service for a home cooked meal and fellowship. She enjoyed attending flea markets and craft shows with her sisters and daughters over the years. She also enjoyed reading a book on the deck of the family cottage on Big Wolf Lake in Lewiston, Michigan and winter vacations in Madeira Beach, Florida with family and friends.
Marion is preceded in death by her loving husband of over fifty-eight years Andrew, her youngest son David (Fiancé Maureen) and daughter-in-law, Bridget (Kevin). She is survived by her children, Kevin, Janene (Glynn) Simmons, Greg (Nancy), Brian (Jill), Julie (Chris) Dahlin, thirteen grandchildren, five great grandchildren, her sisters Jeana (Bob) Stachura, Pat (Steve) Bogdan, brother Gary Petrick and a large extended family on her Italian side and her husband Andrew’s Finnish side. Funeral Service to be held from Oak Pointe Church of Milford, 1250 South Hill Road, Milford, MI 48381 on Tuesday, January 13th at 11 O’clock. Friends may visit Monday, January 12th from 2-9 p.m. at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 East Liberty Street, Milford, MI 48381. Burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery, Milford, MI. Reception after burial service at Bakers of Milford, 2025 South Milford Road, Milford, MI 48380. For further information call 248-684-6645 or visit www.lynchfuneraldirectors.com. Leave your online condolences here.
Our condolences to Marion Pelto’s family.