Arlene Bernice Hiiter, age 88, of Mayville/Silverwood, MI passed away Thursday, February 7, 2013 with her family by her side.
Funeral services will be 2 P.M. Monday, February 11, 2013 at Silverwood United Methodist Church in Silverwood, MI with Pastor Ronald Hutchinson officiating.
The family will receive visitors 11 A.M. – 8 P.M. Sunday, February 10, 2013 at Avram Funeral Home in Mayville, MI and 1 P.M. until time of the service at the church Monday.
Internment will take place at Rich Township Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Silverwood United Methodist Church, Mayville Fire Department, Mayville Ambulance.
Arlene was born June 14, 1924 in Rich Township, Lapeer County, MI the daughter of Edwin and Ruth (Atkinson) Cowles. She was a Mayville High School graduate with the Class of 1942. Arlene married Delbert Hiiter February 14, 1942 in Napoleon, Ohio. She was a school bus driver for Mayville Community Schools and also worked in the cafeteria. Arlene was a member of the Silverwood United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, camping with friends, and also enjoyed knitting and crocheting.
Arlene is survived by four children; Janet White of MO, Larry (Jean) Hiiter of Mayville, MI, Richard (Teresa) Hiiter of North Branch, MI, Robert Hiiter of Mayville, MI, one brother-in-law; Gene Charlick of Highland, MI, six grand children; Larry Hiiter Jr., Kristina (Matt) Mollema, Melissa Pudelko, Benjamin Duda, Stephen (Jodi) Hiiter, Matthew Hiiter, fifteen great grand children; Kelsey, Sean, Brady, Jacob, Aidan, Natalie, Hunter, Zachary, Sullivan, Sierra, Xavier, Mariah, Gracie, Dylan, Walker, and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Bennetts Touch of Home for all of their loving care.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Delbert, son-in-law Larry White, one brother George Cowles, one great grand daughter Sianna.
Friends may share an on-line condolence at www.avramfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Avram Funeral Home, 6028 Lincoln St., P.O. Box 130, Mayville, MI 48744 Telephone 989-843-5441.