Wardin, Eileen B., Merrill, Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Mother, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother died Thursday, July 1, 2010, at the age of 80 years. She was born April 26, 1930 in Denmark Township, Tuscola County, the daughter of the late Clifton and Melva (Hill) Proctor. On April 24, 1953, she married Norbert C. Wardin at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Hemlock. He predeceased her in 1992. She had worked at Michigan Bell Telephone Company, The Dow Chemical Company, and had driven school bus for the Hemlock School District. She was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church and had participated in many organizations. She also had been a 4-H Leader. Surviving are two daughters and three sons, Randall Wardin, Jax Beach, Florida, Shelley and Robert Green, Oxford, Michigan, Gregory and Juliann (Scoles) Wardin, Hemlock, Michigan, Barbara Wardin, Saginaw Township, and Kurt Wardin, Wixom Lake, Michigan; Kid #6, Kim Essex, Saginaw Township; two granddaughters, Amanda (Jake) Ward and Erin (Kevin) O’Reilly; four grandsons, Benjamin (Nicole), Joshua, Caleb and Samuel Wardin; two great-grandchildren, Haylie Ward and Abiageal O’Reilly; one sister, Bonnie (Harold) Johnson, Essexville; one brother, William (Carole) Proctor, Englewood, Florida; also sisters-in-law, Mabel Stevens and Ruth Wardin and brother-in-law Raymond Ulrich, all of Hemlock; many special nieces, nephews and their families. Funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 2461 N. Raucholz Road, Hemlock. Her family will receive friends at the W. L. Case & Company Funeral Chapel, 201 N. Miller Road, from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Sunday and on Monday, and then at the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider St. Peter Lutheran Church. www.casefuneralhome.com