Eula Curell

Birth: May 1st, 1921
Death: August 21st, 2012
Age: 91 years

Eula Curell, age 91 of Clifford passed away August 21, 2012 at home peacefully with her loving family. Eula was born May 1, 1921 in Clifford, MI. She is the daughter of the late Chester and Nettie (Brink) Hobson. She grew up in the Clifford area and graduated from NorthBranchHigh School.

On June 29, 1946, she married William Curell in North Branch, MI. Throughout her life she had many occupations. Besides being a wife, mother and grandmother, Eula worked on the farm, was a factory worker during World War II, and was a mail carrier for the North Branch Post Office. She was an Eastern Star member. Eula also was a member of the NorthBranchUnitedMethodistChurch and the United Methodist Women. Eula enjoyed woodworking, quilting, sewing, gardening and spending time with her family.

Eula is survived by: daughters, Joan (John) McDowell of Columbiaville, Judy (Leland) Ford of North Branch, and Jackie (Gary) Chesney of Spring Grove, IL; son, Bill (Barb) Curell of North Branch; grandchildren, Angela (Joel) Grasak, David McDowell, Gregory (Hailey) McDowell, Joey (Claire) McDowell, Julie (Jimmy) Gardner, Sarah Ford, Christopher Ford, Meghan Ford, Melody (Dan) Burch, Jessica (Rich) Topf, Matthew (Regina) Chesney, Elizabeth Chesney, Kimberly Curell and Brian Curell; great-grandchildren, Abe Grasak, Isaac Grasak, Daniel Burch, Madelyn Burch, Oliver Burch, Amelia Burch, Calvin Topf, Gretchen Topf , Penelope Topf, Harrison Topf, and Logan Chesney; special sisters-in-law, Maxine Hobson, Mary Hobson and Lillie Mae Main; sisters-in-law, Janet Curell, June Curell, Jean Curell, Jessie Curell, and Elizabeth Curell; brothers-in-law, Lawrence Curell and John Dallas Curell; and many nieces and nephews.

Eula is preceded in death by: husband, William, her parents and brother, Harold Hobson.

Family suggests memorials to NorthBranchUnitedMethodistChurch.

Family will be present for visitation on Friday, Aug. 24th from 3 PM to 8 PM at Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home. Also, on Saturday, Aug. 25th from 10 AM to 11 AM at the NorthBranchUnitedMethodistChurch with the funeral service at 11 AM with Rev. Ron Hutchinson officiating. Burial will be in WestDeerfieldCemetery in Fostoria.

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Arrangements entrusted to Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home

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