HANCOCK – Mayme E. Cobb, 89, a resident of Hancock passed away Sunday morning Jan. 20, 2013, at the Medora House of Portage Pointe in Hancock where she had been a resident patient since this past November.
She was born on July 22, 1923, in Oskar, Mich., a daughter of the late Jack and Edna (Dorvinen) Ruohonen.
On Dec. 6, 1944, Mae was united in marriage to Harry Cobb. In 2007 Harry preceded her in death after 63 years of marriage.
Mrs. Cobb was a member of Portage Lake United Church of Houghton, she was an avid reader enjoying to read 3-4 books at one time. She also enjoyed sending birthday cards to family and friends.
Surviving are her children, Doug (Merry) Cobb of Newaygo, Mich., Connie (Susan) Cobb of Kingsford, Carol Hassett of Mesa, Ariz., and Chuck (Kathi) VanHoey of Greenville, Mich.; her grandchildren, Carrie (Phil) Reynolds, Darrell (Char) Cobb, Greg (Jill) Cobb, Patrick Hassett, Jason (Amanda) VanHoey, Heather (Marc) Sutherland, and Mike (Angie) Parsons; 13 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Aili Dunstan of Houghton Canal and Martha Hermanson; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Friends may call on Sunday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock, and on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the funeral home.
Funeral services for Mae will be held 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at the funeral home with Pastor Cindy Method to officiate.
Spring burial will be in the Oskar Cemetery.
In lieu of other expressions of sympathy the family suggests that memorials be given to the Omega House, 211 Maureen Lane, Houghton, MI 49931.
To view Mae’s obituary or to send condolences to the family please visit The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home website.
The Memorial Chapel Funeral Home of Hancock has been assisting the family with the arrangements.