Marge Fedrigon, 89, of Elk Rapids, lived a magnificent 89 years and enjoyed life to the fullest. On Friday, May 7, she passed away, peacefully at home, into the welcoming arms of her loving God.
Marge was born in Detroit, Michigan on January 3, 1932 to Mitch and Edith (Carson) Housey. She was the oldest of eight children, Mitch, Donald, Patricia, Glenn, Diana, Gary and David.
Marge met the love of her life, Donald Charles Fedrigon Sr., at a party she planned while both were working at Parke Davis Pharmaceuticals in downtown Detroit. They shared a wonderful life together full of travel and adventure for 55 years until Don’s passing in 2010.
They moved to Elk Rapids from Orchard Lake in 1969, where she and her husband owned and operated the Chain of Lakes Marina. Together, they ran a successful real estate business, developed real estate ventures and many partnerships.
Marge will be forever remembered as a loving and dedicated mother and grandmother, always greeting you with a warm smile. She loved spending time with her family on the shores of Elk Lake. Sunday car drives exploring northern Michigan were a favorite pastime. She was always up for a game of cards and enjoyed playing bridge with her friends. She was a long-time member of the Elk Rapids Golf Club and played in the ladies’ golf league for years. Gathering with her siblings to prepare handed down family recipes of Lebanese food and sharing with her family brought her joy. Marge was often found working on crossword and sudoku puzzles.
Marge was proceeded in death by her loving husband; parents; siblings Don Housey and Diana Shiroda.
She is survived by her daughter Julie Ann Anderson and son Donald Charles (Renee) Fedrigon Jr., both of Williamsburg, Michigan. Grandchildren Nicole Michelle (Patrick) Mangan of Medford, Oregon; Alexa Madeline Fedrigon of Ann Arbor, Michigan; Donald Charles (Natalie) Fedrigon III of Atlanta, Georgia and Jacob Harry Fedrigon of Madison, Wisconsin. She is also survived by three great grandchildren, Penelope, Evelyn and Harrison Mangan of Medford, Oregon. Marge adored her family.
A celebration of life will be held at Grace Lutheran Church in Elk Rapids on Sunday, May 9 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor James Redmann officiating. Marge will be laid to rest in the Maple Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Elk Rapids Community Cupboard, Grace Lutheran Church in Elk Rapids, or a charity of one’s choice.
Beacon Cremation and Funeral Service, Covell-Elk Rapids Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Sandra “Sandi” Lee Singleton
Sandra “Sandi” Lee Singleton, 71, of Elk Rapids, Michigan, went home to Jesus on Thursday, April 29, 2021. Sandi was born on June 1, 1949 in Traverse City, Michigan to the late Ralph and Marjorie (Thompson) Nelson. Sandra’s faith was the foundation from which everything flowed. For over 40 years she was actively involved with, and deeply loved her church family. She was always a part of her children’s many activities and her family grew to include several exchange students from all over the world. She was a wonderful artist and blessed her family with many lovely gifts. Above all, spending time with her family was her greatest joy.
Sandra is survived by her three children: Traci (Aaron) Joseph, Jodi (Raymond) Metcalf and Chari Singleton. Also surviving are grandchildren: Ashley, Michelle (Zachary), Leigh Anne, John, Ray III (Mindy), Amber-Lee, Ralph, and Zechariah; five great-grandchildren; two sisters: Sally Nelson and Suzanne Hutchcraft; three nieces and a nephew.
A memorial service honoring Sandra will take place at 11:00 a.m., with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, May 21, 2021 at Living Hope Church, 3050 W. South Airport Rd, Traverse City, MI, 49684. Pastor Carey Waldie will officiate. All COVID-19 Protocols will be observed.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a memorial donation to Munson Hospice House.
Please feel free to share your thoughts and memories with Sandra’s family at her tribute page at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
The family is being cared for by the Reynolds-Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.