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Rita Marie VanMarterAge: 97 years19192016

Rita Marie VanMarter
Given names
Rita Marie
Birth January 19, 1919 34 30
Birth of a sisterGloria Jean VanMarter
February 26, 1922 (Age 3 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherFrancois S. LaForge
February 2, 1929 (Age 10 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherHermine Martin
February 6, 1929 (Age 10 years)
Birth of a sisterJoan Therese “Jo” VanMarter
February 7, 1929 (Age 10 years)
Death of a sisterDorothy Hermione VanMarter
April 23, 1934 (Age 15 years)
Cause: Heart Attack
Death of a paternal grandmotherMary Jane Eagen
October 22, 1934 (Age 15 years)
Death of a fatherOrval Leo VanMarter
December 31, 1944 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherAnna Josephine LaForge
January 7, 1973 (Age 53 years)
Death of a brotherVincent Emil VanMarter
August 1994 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterGloria Jean VanMarter
September 18, 2005 (Age 86 years)
Death of a sisterEileen Helen VanMarter
December 18, 2005 (Age 86 years)
Death of a husbandGeorge M. Spooner
March 21, 2013 (Age 94 years)
Death June 11, 2016 (Age 97 years)
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younger sister
-18 years
elder sister
-13 months
elder brother
7 years
elder brother
17 months
elder brother
4 years
younger sister
-8 years
elder sister
5 years
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SPOONER, RITA M.; of White Lake; June 11, 2016; age 97. Loving wife of the late George. Beloved mother of Deanna (Robert) Kay, Robert (Marlene) Spooner, Michael (Debra) Spooner and Christopher (Leona) Spooner; dear sister of Joanne (Edwin) Laabs and Mary (Judd) Beckwith. Also cherished by 13 grandchildren; 45 great grandchildren; and 16 great great grandchildren. Mrs. Spooner was a member of St. Perpetua Catholic Church. The Funeral Mass will be held Friday, June 17, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Perpetua Catholic Church, 134 Airport Road, Waterford. Celebrant Father Jack H. Baker. The family will receive friends Wednesday and Thursday from 3 to 8 p.m. at the RIVERSIDE CHAPEL, Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home, 5630 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, and at the church on Friday 10 a.m. until time of Mass. Rosary Thursday 6 p.m. Rite of Committal All Saints Cemetery. Online guest- book Published in The Oakland Press on June 14, 2016 - See more at:

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Note: With Alice Kay and Vincent Van Marter.
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