Evelyn M. Caisse

Birth: February 9th, 1926
Death: February 28th, 2017
Age: 91 years

Evelyn May Caisse, 91, of Gladwin, Michigan passed away at the Gladwin Nursing and Rehabilitation Centre on Tuesday, February 28, 2017. She was born in Wigan, England on February 9, 1926 the daughter of Joseph & Catherine (Burdikin) Rushton. In 1947 she came to America from England on the Queen Elizabeth at the age of 21.  On October 11, 1947 she was united in marriage to her true love, Oswald Caisse in Highland Park, Michigan. They celebrated 58 wonderful years together before he predeceased her in 2005. She was a homemaker living in Gladwin County since 2001, previously residing in Florida. She enjoyed being outdoors tending to her gardens and she loved ballroom dancing. She cherished her family and loved spending time and spoiling her grandchildren. Her memory will live on in the heart of her only daughter: Yvonne (Gerald) Gerou of Dorr, Michigan. She was blessed with 3 beautiful grandchildren: Renee Sheppard, Patricia Gerou and Christopher Gerou; 7 precious great grandchildren: Tristen Winkleblack, Savannah Winkleblack, Connor Weston, Olivia Farrell, Amiah Sheppard, Trever Gerou and Skylar Weston. She will also be dearly missed by her 2 special nieces: Sandra (Tom) Martindale, Maureen (Don) Jackson both of England and her very special friend: Sarah Slade of Gladwin. She is preceded in death by her husband: Oswald Caisse; son: Joseph Caisse; granddaughter: Lisa Caisse; parents; 3 brothers: John, Walter and Ernest Rushton; 2 sisters: Phyllis Parker and Doris Lomax. Funeral Services will be conducted by Jerry Severin on Friday, March 3, 2017, 1:00 P.M. at Hall-Kokotovich Funeral Home, Gladwin, Michigan. The family will receive friends on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Her final resting place will be Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, Michigan. www.hallkokotovichfuneralhome.com

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