We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Mills Funeral Home, Shelly-Odell Chapel
Marlene Grace Waterson of Mason,
Passed away September 20, 2021, at the age of 79. Marlene was born in Jackson, MI, August 8, 1942, the daughter of Charles and Dorothy (Vian) Herrick. She went back to school and graduated from Bear Lake High School in 1992 alongside her daughter, Michelle. Marlene learned sign language on her own and was an interpreter for those in need. She was an awesome baker and cook, enjoyed sewing and canning.
Marlene is survived by her children, Sharon Chandler of Harrietta, MI, Mark Wilhelm of Lansing, Michelle Jones of Copemish, MI, Aaron Wilhelm of Mesick, MI, Lloyd Wilhelm of Cadillac; 14 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren; siblings, Doretta Isaac, Beverly Mannor, Raymond Herrick, James Herrick. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Aaron Waterson; brother-in-law, Neal Isaac.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the Mills Funeral Home. Please visit our website to place online condolences for the family, www.millsfuneral.com.