Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — BENZONIA — Mary E. Arner, of Benzonia, passed away Feb. 27, 2013, at the Maples in Frankfort. Mary was born Sept. 9, 1917, to the late Fred and Margaret (Rice) Arner, their only child.
Mary lived her life on the family farm on Arner Road.
She was a member of the Homestead Community Church. Before that she taught Sunday school and was a member of the ladies aid at the Joyfield Union Sunday School on the corner of King and Wallaker Road.
Mary spent her life caring for children and keeping house for many families in the community.
She is survived by cousins, Robert, Gordon and Marshall Sauer, Audrey Brown, Jeannie Lowell and Carlyle Carrie.
Services will be held on April 4 at 11 a.m. at the Homestead Community Church, with Pastor Jim Allred officiating. Burial will be in Joyfield Twp. Cemetery.
Arrangements were by the Jowett Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Service.