Died February 13, 2023
Martha Lorraine Cordell, age 81, of Mio-West Branch areas, passed away Monday, February 13, 2023, at The Villa in Rose City.
Martha was born in Pontiac, MI March 30, 1941 to Lina Phebe (Wice) and Lloyd Ferdinand Cordell. She is the eldest of nine siblings: Hank (Deb) Cordell, Helen Sudden (Richard Sudden, deceased), George Cordell (deceased), James Cordell, Gilbert (Kathy) Cordell, Vern (Kaitlin) Cordell, Bonnie Mitchell, and Faye Rainey. Three children: Tina (Tom) Brooks of Grayling, MI, Candy (Raul) Bazan of Venango, NE, Terrie (Terry) Berger of Mio, MI; and her longtime companion Norman Schmidt of Damon, MI and his family. Five grandchildren: Kevin (Danielle) Latreille, Cameron (Danielle) Hiser, Ashley Berger, Gabby Bazan and Jeff Sund; Ten great-grandchildren Elrik, Mira, and Uriel Hiser, Lillian, Riley, Makenzee, Teegan and Maesyn Latreille, Peyton Kloha and Sophie Sund; also numerous nieces and nephews.
In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at Lashley Funeral Home in Mio with Reverend Paula Timm-Potrykus officiating. Interment of ashes at a later date at Kittle Cemetery, Mio.
Martha will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.