Tremaine, Gwendola

Written by David Green.

Gwendola Tremaine, 86, of Morenci, Mich., died Sept. 16, 2012, at Citizens for Quality Care in Morenci.

She was born Feb. 4, 1926, in Wayne, Mich., to the late Nathan and Mable (Chamberlin) Ferrell. She married Paul Alton Tremaine in 1944, and he preceded her in death.

Gwendola was a homemaker. She lived in Morenci for the past four years, after moving from Hillsdale.

Gwendola is survived by four sons, Doyle Tremaine of Hillsdale, Mich., Glenn Tremaine of Jonesville, Mich., David (and Debra) Tremaine of Fayette, Ohio, and Alton (and Rhonda) Tremaine of Pittsford, Mich.; a brother, Owen (and Sandra) Tremaine of Wayne, Mich.; several grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Gwendola was preceded in death by two sons, Clifford and Rex; five sisters; and one granddaughter.

Funeral services are scheduled at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. James Mason officiating. Visitation is planned from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice.

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