Thursday, November 25, 2010

Helen "Lucille" Pease (November 20, 2010)

Helen “Lucille” (Swihart) Pease, 87, of Eaton, passed away peacefully in her sleep on the morning of November 20, 2010 at the Vancrest Assisted Living in Eaton. Lucille was born on July 17, 1923 to the late Calvin & Inez (Stephens) Swihart. Lucille was a life-long homemaker that enjoyed spending time with her family and friends above all else. She also enjoyed traveling and seeing new places. Lucille enjoyed bird watching and had several bird feeders outside her window where she could watch her finches. She was a longtime member of Cedar Grove Church of the Brethren and in her later years enjoyed fellowship with a non-denominational group at Eaton. In addition to her parents, Lucille is preceded in death by her husband, Roland who passed away in 1998; also brother Forrest Swihart and sister Treva Hapner. Lucille is survived by her children, Linda and Randy Blough of Eaton, Kenny and Sharon Pease of New Madison, Melvin and Donna Pease of Howell, Michigan, Gary Pease of Boerne, Texas, Rhonda Fritz of Tucson, Arizona, and Joey Pease also of Tucson, Arizona; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life service will be held at Braund Funeral Home in New Madison at the convenience of the family with Irving Ross and Joel Riggs being asked to officiate. Burial will follow in Greenmound Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison.