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26090 Pine Street
Calumet, MI 49913
Phone: (906) 337-4600
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Rita Trevethan

Rita M Trevethan (Kuru)

Tuesday, August 25, 1942 - Monday, September 9, 2019
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Rita M. Trevethan, 77, a resident of Houghton passed away on Monday, September 9, 2019 at UP Health System-Portage.

She was born on August 25, 1942 in Lake Linden to Robert and Fiina (Ollila) Kuru. She attended the Lake Linden Schools and graduated with the Class of 1961. Following high school she began waitressing at the Coffee Cup in Hancock. Later she went to work as an office assistant for Dr. Archibald in Laurium for several years before going to work as the secretary at the Calumet United Methodist Church. She then went to complete her CNA classes and began working at the Houghton County Medical Care Facility in Hancock where she retired after working for 28 years.

She loved spending time with her family and she cherished her time she spent with her kids and grandkids.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Fiina Kuru, her brothers, Ralph, Wilfred, Clarence, Paul, and her sisters, Mildred, Sally, Margaret “Honey”, and Patricia “Patsy”.

She is survived by:
Her children: Cindy (Gary) Miller of Lake Linden
Jaime (Bev) Trevethan of Chassell
Julie (Mark) Wroblewski of Lake Linden
Joe (Rhonda Hill) Trevethan of Calumet

Her grandchildren: Ben Miller & Katie Miller Lazzari, Mandy Lepisto & Jared Trevethan, Emily & Daniel Wroblewski, Casey, Kelsey, Jaida, Logan, Nicholas, Tyler, Kyle, Jordan, Chase, Karena, & Jaxx Trevethan

Her brother: Bill (Kathy) Kuru of Fond du lac, Wisconsin
Her sisters: Mary (Ed) Grussi of Nevada
Mabel (James) Sorvala of Laurium

And numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends may call at the Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home on Friday September 13, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday September 14, 2019.

Burial will take place in the Oskar Cemetery.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowletpeterson.com
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements,
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 13, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 13, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home
    Address
    26090 Pine Street
    Calumet, MI 49913
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  • Second Visitation

    Friday, September 13, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Friday, September 13, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home
    Address
    26090 Pine Street
    Calumet, MI 49913
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, September 14, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, September 14, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Erickson-Crowley-Peterson Funeral Home
    Address
    26090 Pine Street
    Calumet, MI 49913
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  • Interment

    Location
    Oskar Cemetery
    Address
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    Oskar, MI
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Ruth L. Palmer

Posted at 11:58am
Rita has a special place in the hearts of Bob Palmer (passed away), David Palmer, Kathleen (Palmer) Schlenkert and Ruth Palmer. David and Kathy remember going up to Ma and Isa's home: soon as they got out of the car they were met by Paul, Bill and Rita and would go to the loft in the barn and have fun while Roy and Kate visited with their parents. Rita said they would wait and as soon as they saw his car coming they would run in the house and yell Roy is here, Roy is here. I was to young to remember that time I was five years younger. When I got older I remember visiting Rita and her family, we had great times. I wish our dad didn't have to move to Detroit area to find work. We laughed years later because our dad use to bring her boys cans of Snus (tobacco) . They got in trouble at school and a little trouble with Rita, but, she loved him like a brother. We will have a hole in our heart now that we will not be able to see her when we come up north, but over time it will be filled by warm memories and the cherished time we all had together at our summer picnics. Cindy & Gary, Jaime & Bev, Julie & Mark, Joe & Rhonda, and all her grandchildren Please accept our heartfelt condolence's and love, remember she is out of pain and enjoying the company of Ma and Isa again and all of those who have gone before us. God's Peace to you all. Love the Palmer and Schlenkert Family.
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nancy kendzierski

Posted at 06:27pm
Cherished memories of time spent with Cindy, Julie, Jaime, Joey, Rita and Ma at their home on the Ave. No matter the day, it was always filled with smiles and laughter. Love you guys
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Todd & Jill Harshberger

Posted at 12:40pm
Todd and I are thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Laura Collins

Posted at 05:45pm
I remember visiting Bob and Fiina Kuru with our parents (Ed and Aune Lahnala) when my sisters and I were younger. I have fond memories of those days. My mother was related to Fiina. Rita was a beautiful girl as were her sisters. We send our Heartfelt Sympathy to the family. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. Laura (Lahnala) and Hartley Collins - formerly from Liminga and now Calumet.
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