Eva M. Simonson, 93, a former resident of Chassell and Hancock passed away Tuesday morning August 29, 2017, at the Franklin House of Portage Pointe in Hancock where she had been a resident since this past November.
She was born on June 22, 1924, in Calumet, MI, a daughter of the late William and Mary (Muonio) Simula. Eva was raised in Mohawk and graduated from Calumet High School.
On January 24, 1945, she was united in marriage to Eino Simonson. The couple had resided in Hancock where they raised their children. They then moved to make their home in Chassell. On April 5, 2000, Eino preceded Eva in death.
Mrs. Simonson was a member of the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of Hancock.
Preceding her in death were her husband, her grandson Eric Simonson, three brothers and five sisters.
Her children: Kay (Robert) Peterson of Chassell
Keith (Inger) Simonson of Washington
Ross (Lana) Simonson of Washington
Corinne (Lyle) Abernathy of Washington
Joy (Bruce) Homola of Montana
Greg (Monica) Simonson of Montana
Hugh (Jill) Simonson of Montana
Randy (Joyce) Simonson of Minnesota
Sid (Evie) Simonson of Minnesota
Marshal (Dot) Simonson of Wyoming
72 Grandchildren numerous great grandchildren
Her sisters-in-law: Effie Hallstrom of Hancock
Lempi Hanson of Montana
Numerous nieces, nephews and cousins
Funeral Service for Eva will be held 11 am Friday September 1, 2017, at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of Hancock. Burial will be in the Lakeview Cemetery of Calumet.
Friends may call on Thursday August 31, 2017, from 6 to 8 pm at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church of Hancock and on Friday from 10 am until time of services at the Church.
To view Eva’s obituary or to send condolences to the family, please visit www.memorialchapel.net
The Memorial Chapel & Plowe Funeral Homes of Hancock are assisting the family with the arrangements.