Petre, Ilean Theresa, Hemlock, Michigan


Loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend passed away on Monday, April 18, 2011 at Cartwright Care Center with her family by her side after a brief illness. Age 81 years. The daughter of the late William and Liguori (Mahoney) Haven was born on February 27, 1930 in Freemont Twp., MI. She married Robert Delos Petre on February 7, 1953, he predeceased her on August 21, 1997. She was an active member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Hemlock. Ilean enjoyed spending time with family and friends and quilting, gardening, painting, traveling. Surviving are two sons and four daughters and their spouses; Kurt (Helen) Petre, Keith (Colleen) Petre, Helen Sommer, Denise Petre, Lee Ann (Mike) Peterson, Mary Jean (Dave) O'Boyle, 13 grandchildren; Misty, Dawn, Frank, Joe, Rob, Eric, Nick, Danielle, Joel, Kayla, Micky, Monte and Christen; six great-grandchildren; Justin, Trent, Brinley, Brayden, Brooklyn, Bella Rose and one on the way, her siblings; Dan (Dorothy) Haven, Joe (Nancy) Haven, Tom (Pat) Haven, Jim (Shirley) Haven, Leo (Marci) Haven, Alice Oslame, Ligouri "Babe" Moss, Helen (Jim) Laurenz, a sister-in-law Mary (Howard) Chartier and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by three brothers-in-law; Al Moss, Bill Oslame, and Dan Columbus. Funeral liturgy will take place on Wednesday April 20, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Hemlock. Fr. Steven Gavit will officiate with burial at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Hemlock. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Company, 201 N. Miller Road, on Tuesday from 1:00-4:00p.m. and 6:00-9:00 p.m. with a vigil service at 7:00 p.m. and on Wednesday at church from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, Hemlock. www.casefuneralhome.com