Varney, Lillian May, Saginaw Township, Michigan

Loving mother and grandmother passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Covenant HealthCare-Harrison Campus. Age 86 years. The daughter of the late Daniel and Winifred (Herbers) Ostland, Lillian was born on August 23, 1926 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Hi Varney. He predeceased her on January 1, 1994. Lillian spent her life raising and taking care of her children and grandchildren. Surviving, two sons and three daughters, Cleve (Felecitas) Varney, Saginaw; Charles (Kerry) Varney, Saginaw; Emily (Henry) Olivarez, Saginaw; Dolly (Joe) Dingman, Saginaw; Joanne Eberlein, Saginaw; 29 grandchildren including 5 grandchildren that Lillian helped raise, Brenda, Bobby, Crystal, James and Andre; 76 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Alice Varney, Holland; a sister, Juanita Crampton. Lillian was preceded in death by 3 sons, LeRoy, Bobby, James Varney; 3 grandchildren, Hi Varney, Tonya Varney and Angelica Olivarez. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, July 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor Ronald Lance will officiate with interment to follow in Richland Township Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Monday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the wishes of the family.