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Our beloved mother, grandmother, and sister passed away in the morning hours of Monday, December 17, 2018 at the McLaren Bay Regional Hospital in Bay City, Michigan. Age 55 years. Denise was born to the late Charles A. and Donna (Groulx) Willett in Pontiac, Michigan on April 10, 1963. She loved to cook, garden, and go for walks. Her family will always remember her for how thrifty she was. Denise could recycle anything and “could make a penny go a long way”.
Left to cherish her memories are her four children, Donna (Greg) Quintel, Danielle Ledesma, Wendy (John) Strawn, and Katie (Kasey) Robbins; step-daughter, Holly (Robert) Whyte; grandchildren, Tagan, Tylor, Tori, Nysa, Caiden, Zyus, Mason, Jack, and Ethan; great grandson, Benjamin “Benny”; step-granddaughter, Cheyenne; brothers and sisters, Charles Willett, Chip Willett, Dennis Willett, Matthew (Shiloe) Willett, Dianne Goode, Penny (Tom) Post, Virgil Willette, Brian (Laurie) Willette, Bonnie (Hugh) Ritter; ex-husband and father of her children, Dale Valley; pseudo daughter, Jody Jones; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends . Denise is preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband and special friend, Tom Androl; brothers and sisters, Debbie Fairchild, Lilly (Floyd) Williams, Joe (Tina) Poirier, Robert Willette, and Joseph Willette.
At the request of Denise, cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will take place on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Family Fellowship Center, 211 S. Fraser St. Kawkawlin, Michigan 48611. There will be an hour of visitation at the church from 10:00 until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the “Wishes of the Family”. www.squiresfuneralhome.com