Nancy C. Ennett

ISHPEMING, MI. – Nancy C. Ennett, 78, of 721 Duncan Ave., Ishpeming, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord early Monday morning, April 7, 2014 at Marquette General Hospital. Nancy was born March 13, 1936 in Gwinn to Jacob and Lydia (Overmark) Saari, was a graduate of Negaunee High School, Class of 1954, and was a lifelong area resident. She was employed as a teacher’s aide as well as many other positions with Ishpeming Public Schools for 23 years.

Mrs. Ennett was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ishpeming. She was an avid sportsfan, cheering for the Detroit Tigers and especially the Green Bay Packers where she and her husband attended numerous games. Nancy enjoyed gardening, was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed sewing, and also loved cooking and baking.

Surviving are her loving husband of 58 years, William J. Ennett; 3 sons: Mark Ennett of FL, Bradley (Sheila) Ennett of Green Bay and Michael (Sherri) Ennett of Negaunee; 1 daughter, Kathy Ennett of FL; 5 grandchildren: Katie and Bryan Jarvinen, Jake and Allie Ennett, and T.J. Bacon; 1 great-grand- daughter, Kadynn Bacon; 2 brothers: Edward Saari of Utah and Raymond Saari of Jackson, MI; 1 sister, Mavis (Phil) Carlson of Negaunee; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Nancy was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, Bryan; a daughter, Linda Jarvinen; 12 siblings: Elvi, Ida, Veino, Helen, Aune, Ruth, Elmer, Mary, Eileen, Verna, Lydia and Jake; and her beloved dog, Smokey.

A memorial service celebrating Nancy’s life will be held at 6:00 pm on Monday, April 14th at the Koskey Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Raappana officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends from 4:00 pm until the time of services at 6:00 pm at the funeral home on Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to UPAWS in Nancy’s memory, 84 Snowfield Rd., Negaunee, MI 49866.

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