2017-09-14 / Obituaries

Mary Leona Weatherly

Mary Leona Weatherly, 77, Beaver Creek Township, died Sept. 12, 2017, at home, surrounded by her dog, Cuddles, and family.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m., at St. John Lutheran Church, Grayling. A dinner reception will follow the service at the Beaver Creek Township Community Center. Interment will take place at Beaver Creek Township Cemetery Sunday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. for family friends.

She was born in Detroit, July 27, 1940, to Augusta and Eleanor Sobianek. She was a loving mother who cared for her family and was a loyal friend. She loved her community and was willing to help anyone in need. She donated her time when she could. She enjoyed cooking, painting and being with her family.

She was preceded in death by her siblings, Leon Sobianek, Germain Burns, Benny Sobianek and Patricia Taylor; and husband, Roger Weatherly.

Mrs. Weatherly is survived by her siblings, Blanche Wojda, Chris Sobianek and Barbara Kremkow; children, Roger (Cindy) Weatherly Jr., Dawn (Michael) Burke, Wayne (Shelle) Weatherly and Raymond (Bette) Weatherly; grandchildren, Danielle, Shawn, Keegan, Delanghy and Ryan; and seven great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in her memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Arrangements were handled by Sorenson-Lockwood Funeral Home, Grayling.

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