Hilda M. Waters

NEGAUNEE, MI. – Hilda M. Waters, 85, formerly of 98 Croix St. #117, Negaunee, died peacefully with her loving family by her side at 12:35 am on Friday, May 16, 2014 at the Marquette County Medical Care Facility where she had resided for over 2 years.

Hilda was born September 18, 1928 in Gurnee, IL to Sam and Anna (Palmer) Spitz and attended Waukegan High School. She moved from Illinois to McFarland, relocated to Palmer and finally resided in Negaunee Township in the late 1960’s. Hilda was employed as a cook at the Hoist Restaurant.

Mrs. Waters was a member of the Richmond Township Club. She enjoyed traveling, an occasional trip to the casino, crocheting, and camping and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Surviving are 2 sons: Earl ‘Muddy’ Waters of Negaunee Township and Michael (Bonnie) Waters of Helen Lake; her daughter, Ann Waters of Negaunee; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grand- children; and 12 great- great-grandchildren; 2 sisters: Marjorie Wolf of Kenosha, WI and Gertrude Mjelde of Waukegan, IL; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Earl H. Waters in 1965; her son, Steven Waters in 1997; grandson, Christopher Waters in 1996; an infant great-granddaughter; 2 sisters: Edith Wolf and Dorothy Wendt; and a brother, Samuel Spitz.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 27th at the Negaunee Cemetery with Rev. D. Michael Carriere officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends at the Negaunee Township Hall immediately following the graveside services on Tuesday.

Condolences may be expressed online at: koskeyfuneralhome.com