2017-02-16 / Obituaries

Thelma ‘Ruth’ (Law) Uplegger

Thelma “Ruth” (Law) Uplegger, 93, Higgins Lake, died Feb. 11, 2017, at Munson Healthcare Grayling Hospital.

A memorial service will be held to­day (Thursday, Feb. 16) at 11 a.m. at Higgins Lake Baptist Church with Pas­tor Kenneth Marsh officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Crest­view Cemetery, Markey Township, in the spring.

Born July 28, 1923, in Williams, OK, she was the daughter of Jesse and Ethel (Eskridge) Law. She married Garold L. Uplegger Nov. 12, 1941 in Napoleon, OH. The couple moved to the Higgins Lake area 37 years ago coming from Holly. She enjoyed watching the Detroit Tigers.

Preceding her in death were her hus­band of 64 years, Garold Uplegger; par­ents; and daughter, Mary Ellen (Mernee) Danner.

Surviving are her children, James (Diana) Uplegger, Charlene (the late Roger) Myers, Janice (the late Ce­cil) Holland, Brenda (Jim) Noble and Richard Uplegger; 15 grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great- grandchildren; two brothers; and two sisters.

Christler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, handled the arrangements.

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