Muriel E. (King) Downs

ISHPEMING, MI. – Muriel E. (King) Downs, 90, returned to the Lord on Thursday afternoon, September 26, 2013 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility where she had resided for the past 6 1/2 years in the loving presence of family and the wonderful staff, who provided her excellent and compassionate care, and to whom she endeared herself with her continuous smile and sweet personality.

Friends may call at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Ishpeming on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the church on Wednesday at 11:00 am with Rev. Daniel Moll officiating. A complete obituary will be published in Sundays edition of the Mining Journal.

The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family where condolences may be left online at

Those wishing to make expressions of sympathy, please consider donations in Muriel’s name to Lake Superior Hospice or to St. Joseph Church in Ishpeming.