Jeanne C. Dupuis

LAKE LINDEN – Jeanne C. Dupuis, 87, of Lake Linden, passed away Jan. 2, 2013, at Portage Hospital in Hancock with her family by her side.

She was born in Tamarack Nov. 22, 1925, a daughter of William and Adeline (Savard) Gerbe. She graduated from Dollar Bay High School.

Jeanne had been employed at Montgomery Wards in Houghton. Then, she worked at home as a mother, raising her family. Later, she worked at the Torch Lake Federal Credit Union in Lake Linden until her retirement.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden and the Altar Society.

She was married to Lawrence Dupuis on Sept. 2, 1950, at St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Hubbell. He passed away on June 10, 2000.

Jeanne was also preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; two sisters.

She is survived by six children: Christine (Kerry) Dupuis-Frey of Leslie, Mich., Greg (Gladys) Dupuis of Lake Linden, Jeff (Mary Kay) Dupuis of Aurora, Ill., Mike Dupuis of Aurora, Colo., Peter (Tina) Dupuis of Bootjack and Tim Dupuis of Lake Linden; 14 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; a brother-in-law, Jerome Dupuis; along with several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5 in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lake Linden with Fr. Francis Dobrzenski to officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday in the Pearce Funeral Home in Lake Linden with a parish prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lake Linden.

Donations may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church in memory of Jeanne Dupuis.

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