Obituaries

Eleanor Burgin Auten

Eleanor Burgin Auten

Eleanor Burgin Auten
Eleanor Burgin Auten passed away on July 29, 2015 at the age of 94. She was at home, surrounded and cared for by her son Kipp and family.
Born April 13, 1921, she was 1 of 9 children born to Oris T and Alice (Purdy) Rudduck in Milan, Michigan.
Eleanor married Bernard J. Auten in 1939, they had a daughter Linda. In 1945, Eleanor married Edwin Burgin, they had two sons, Jeff and Kipp. After losing her husband, Edwin, she and Bernard Auten blended their families raising seven children together.
Mom will be lovingly remembered for her love of family, crocheting, gardening and the wonderful holiday meals where everyone was welcome.
Eleanor is survived by her daughter Linda (Jerry Rendel), son Kipp Burgin and daughters-in-law Sue Collins and Merrie Burgin, step daughters Beth Heath and Janice (Jim Steinke), 20 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren. Eleanor was preceded in death by eight siblings, her husbands, son Jeff Burgin, step daughter Sandra Reicha and granddaughter Kathy Rendel.
The family would like to thank Compassus Hospice and their staff for the excellent care and support given to our family.
Following mom’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services.

Beatrice Joyce Amen, 85
Bea Amen (Randolph, Otto), loving mother and devout church member died Wednesday, July 22, 2015 in Ravenna, Mi. She is survived by her three children: Steve Amen of Temecula, CA, Kathy Tensen of Effingham, IL, and Tim Amen, of Cheboygan, MI, and two grandchildren: Nicholas, and Tory Tensen.
A former member of Helping Hands of Cheboygan, an avid gardener and active member of her church she lived a full life having lived in Milan, MI; Vanderbilt, MI; Dearborn Heights, MI; Brutus, MI, Cheboygan, MI; and finally Ravenna, MI.
She will be missed by many. There will be a memorial service at Throops Funeral Home in Ravenna, MI. Date and time to be announced.
Memorial donations may be sent to the Muskegon Church of Christ, 3164 Marquette St, Muskegon, MI 49442 to be used for the building fund.

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