Lawton, Marion M., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Luther Manor. Age 93 years. The daughter of the late Gustav and Margaret (Meyer) Becker, Marion was born June 26, 1920 in Saginaw, Michigan. She was previously married to Henry Zimmer with whom she had five children. Marion later married Fred Lawton on December 3, 1957. He predeceased her November 10, 1986. Surviving are two daughters Beverly LaFreniere, Saginaw; Darlene Ferenz, Muskegon; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren; special friends, Tana Michaels and Bobbie Pollard, who were like daughters to Marion; several nieces and nephews. Marion was preceded in death by three sons, Roger, Henry and Tyrone Zimmer, a grandson, Johnny LaFreniere, and by many brothers and sisters. Marion’s family extends their gratitude and appreciation to Hospice of Michigan and Luther Manor for the loving care they provided. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at noon at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Douglas Kahl will officiate with burial in Oakwood Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Monday from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until time of service.