Double, Nora

Written by David Green.

Nora G. Double, 97, of Waldron, Mich., died Monday, April 25, 2011, at Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility.

She was born May 17, 1913,  in Waldron, the daughter of William A. and Mertie (Rutledge) Shaneour.  She married Marion Double on Dec. 24, 1935, in Waldron, and he preceded her in death Oct. 31, 1997.

Nora was a lifelong Waldron area resident and a member of Betzer Community Church and the Women’s Missionary Association.

Nora is survived by four grandchildren, Dawn Bastien of Pittsford, Mich.; Thomas Cooch of North Adams, Mich.;  Dr. Michelle Double-Meade of Lansing, Mich.; Dr. Brad (and Tina) Double of Morenci, Mich.;  a daughter-in-law, Faye Double of Toledo, Ohio; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Olen Double; a daughter, Reva Cooch; seven sisters; and four brothers.

Funeral services are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson, with Pastor Kim Repp officiating. Interment will follow at Waldron Cemetery. Visitation is scheduled from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Betzer Community Church, Waldron Fire and Rescue or Waldron Library.

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