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Catherine A. Teall

posted Mar 29, 2018, 1:12 PM by John Andrusiak   [ updated Mar 29, 2018, 2:26 PM ]
Catherine  A. Teall

Catherine A. Teall
Saginaw, Michigan
Passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in her sleep Thursday, March 29, 2018, at her home. Age 87 years.
The daughter of the late Harold and Violet (Fischer) Garrett was born October 27, 1930 in Thomas Township. She graduated from Arthur Hill High School, Class of 1948. She married John Teall,
June 4, 1939 at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. They were to celebrate their 69th anniversary this summer. John survives her. Catherine was a charter member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church where she taught CCD for 20 years. Catherine was always willing to help wherever there was need. She enjoyed square dancing and camping in past years. She loved playing cards and spending time with family. She especially took pleasure with her grandchildren and was able to care for them during their childhood years and babysat her great grandchildren as recently as 2 weeks ago. She was “Grandma” to many people over the years. She held various jobs in her lifetime, her favorite, was the “lunch lady” at Shields Elementary School. Many of those students still recognize her today.
Surviving are two daughters and their husbands, Sally and John Majewski; Susan and Jeff Schmiege-Crabtree; four grandchildren and their spouses, Anthony Teets; Matthew Schmiege; Sarah and Tyler Marquez; Christopher and Gracie Rousse; her great grandchildren, Jacob and Justin Teets; McKenzie, Arabella and Penelope Schmiege; Samuel and Robert Marquez; Cora Rousse; two sisters-in-law, Betty Hartnagle and Patsy Beck; a special cousin and his wife, Wayne and Kathy Hubbell; many other cousins, nieces and nephews. A son-in-law, Brian Schmiege, and a sister-in-law, Delores Hodeck, have predeceased her.
The funeral liturgy will take place at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2018, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1035 N. River Rd. Fr. David Parsch will officiate with entombment in St. Andrew Mausoleum. Friends may call at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel, 4480 Mackinaw Rd. from 1:00-7:00 p.m. Monday and then at the church on Tuesday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral liturgy. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the American Heart Assoc. or the charity of their choice.

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