Hazel L. Rice

April 21, 2014

Hazel L. Rice

Hazel L. Rice of Otsego passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Wings Home in Allegan.

She was born August 23, 1927 in Heath Township to Otto and Josie (Boerman) Pegg. Hazel was a 1943 Otsego High School graduate. On August 28, 1948 she married John Rice who passed away in 2002. She was employed at the Allegan County Court House, Nelson Accounting, Otsego Falls, and retired in the early 90’s from Otsego Machine Shop.

Hazel enjoyed playing spider solitaire and traveling to Hawaii, Alaska, Cancun and around the continental US. Hazel loved being with her family and friends, spending time with her grandchildren and her dogs and cats. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Surviving are her children, Linda (Dennis) Snider of Plainwell, Brenda “Colleen” (Boyd) Morris of Alaska and Phillip (Nichole) Rice of Otsego; 2 grandchildren, Jeremy (Trish) Morris and Andrea Morris; 4 great-grandchildren, Triston, Haley, Clayton and Tayla; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her siblings, Louis, Howard, Earl, Kenneth and Gerald.

Friends may visit with her family from 6-8 P.M. Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where a funeral service will take place at 11:00 A.M., Friday, April 25, 2014. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Hazel may be made to Wings Home of Allegan or to the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com


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