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Margaret Sue Powell

Margaret Sue Suzanne "Sue" Powell (Margaret Suzanne Nickerson)

Friday, May 5th, 1939 - Friday, June 19th, 2020
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Sue Powell, 81, of Kingston died Friday, June 19, 2020 in her home in Kingston with her family by her side. She was born May 5, 1939 in Bay City to Richard Franklin and Margaret (McDonald) Nickerson. She married Lowell T. Grimes April 21, 1956, in Marlette. He died April 13, 1985. She later married Gerald A. Powell June 4, 1988 in Las Vegas. He died August 6, 2011.

Sue grew up in Caro and later moved to Marlette. She worked at Marlette Hospital, Jensen Bridge and Supply Company, for Dr. Grant Wilson, Thumb RV Harley Davidson Dealer and lastly for Dr. Ahmed in Marlette. Sue loved animals. She enjoyed her winters in Florida and she especially loved spending time with family and friends.

Sue is survived by her daughter, Tamera “Tammy” (Les) King of Marlette; grandchildren: Megan (Steve) Papp of Kingston, Melissa (Andrew) Nixon of Saginaw, Lowell (Ashley) Grimes of Adrian, Tom (Nicole) Grimes of Flushing; great grandchildren: Maci, Brock, Griffin, Jackson, Masen and Olivia; brothers, Donald Nickerson of Huntington Beach, CA, Ronald (Joyce) Nickerson of Fairview; sister, Kayleen Seorum of Birch Run; several nieces and nephews; special friend, Joe Wild of Zeeland and her buddy, Piper her daughter’s Yorkie. She is preceded in death by her son, Rick Grimes and infant son, Derek.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020 in Kranz Funeral Home, Kingston with Debra L. Kranz, Funeral Service Celebrant officiating. Memorials may be made to Tamera King for the benefit of the Family Discretionary Fund. Pallbearers for Sue will be: Les King, Steve Papp, Andrew Nixon, Lowell Grimes, Tom Grimes and Roger Ballard. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.

Visitation: 2 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2020 in Kranz Funeral Home – Kingston

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Kingston, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195
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  • Visitation

    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 | 2:00pm - 9:00pm
    Monday, June 22nd, 2020 2:00pm - 9:00pm
    Kranz Funeral Home Kingston
    3452 Washington St.
    KINGSTON, MI 48741
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  • Second Visitation

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Kranz Funeral Home Kingston
    3452 Washington St.
    KINGSTON, MI 48741
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  • Service

    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020 11:00am
    Kranz Funeral Home Kingston
    3452 Washington St.
    KINGSTON, MI 48741
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    Debra L. Kranz
  • Reception

    Marlette VFW Post#4837
    2942 Main St.
    MARLETTE, MI 48453
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Steve & Janet Wilkins

Posted at 11:00pm
So sorry hearing of your loss. Prayers to all your families.
Steve & Janet Wilkins

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Posted at 12:10pm
We are sorry for the loss of your mother. Hugs & prayers. Love Todd & Leigh
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Posted at 10:38am
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Tom & Judi Brown

Posted at 08:36am
A great loss! A wonderful woman, kind, generous, loving and caring all of her life. RIP dear lady! Forever greatful to know you. Lovingly, Tom and Judi Brown, Hillman Mi

Tom Billings

Posted at 08:52pm
It was a pleasure knowing her for the few years I did. You were always a little bit of that sunshine we enjoy in Florida You will be very much missed my friend R.I.P. your friends Tom and Dee

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