Genevieve Overton

Genevieve Overton

Genevieve Overton of Otsego, MI passed away Friday, July 1, 2011 in Plainwell. She was born June 29, 1914 in Argentine Township, Gaines, Michigan to Jacob G. and Mae (Arms) Judson. Genevieve taught 1st grade for over 30 years for the Detroit Public Schools, she was active in a Bridge Club and was an avid reader belonging to several book clubs. She enjoyed traveling with her sisters, loved the water and spending time with her family and grandchildren.

Surviving are a daughter Diane (Charles) Housel of Otsego and a son, Craig F. Overton of AZ; 5 grandchildren, Michael (Jacqueline) Leland, Steven (Kendra) Leland, Todd (Jennifer) Housel, Deborah Overton, Christopher Overton; great-grandchildren, Justin Leland, Jordan & Tori Hutton; her siblings, Marjorie Seidorf, Marguerite Hobson and Fred (Doris) Judson; many nieces and nephews and a special niece Joan Donnelly. She was preceded in death by her husband Charles and sister Jennie Donnelly.

According to her wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 11:00 A.M., Pastor Leigh Larson officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at Grand Lawn Cemetery, Detroit at a later date.

Contributions in memory of Genevieve may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Heart Association.

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  1. Betty VanDyke/Stanford Lodge says:

    Diane, my sincere sympythies go out to you and your family. Your mom was certainly one of a kind. One of the sweetest ladies that I’ve had the pleasure of taking care of.

    My thoughts and prayers are with you….


  2. Lloyd and Karen Esterline says:

    Chuck and Diane, We are very sorry to learn of your mom’s passing. She was a sweet and gentle lady, always smiling and happy. I will miss seeing her on my trips to Stanford. Find peace in your memories. Karen

  3. Rose & Bob Lybrink says:

    Diane and Chuck sorry for your loss I know it is hard to lose a loved one but glad you got to spend so much time with your mom and have lots of good memories. Praying for all of you. Love, Bob & Rose Lybrink

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