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Marian Louise (Riker) Wainright

August 21, 1915 ~ November 14, 2018 (age 103)

Age 103, formerly of Napoleon Township, passed away at her home November 14, 2018 under the loving care of her family, the Campus Care Staff at Vista Grande and Great Lakes Caring Hospice.  She is survived by her son, Larry (Carol) Wainright, daughter-in–law, Maxine Wainright, son-in-law, David Miskowski, seven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and seven great-great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband William, son, William Jr., daughter Joy Miskowski, great-granddaughter, Tara  Partaka, daughter-in-law, Kay Wainright, three brothers, Dwayne, Raymond and Charles ‘Bud’ (and his wife, Honor) Riker and her parents, L C and Emma (maiden-Howard) Riker.   She was a long time food service director at Jackson Public Schools, enjoyed winning at dominos, crossword puzzles and Bingo games.  She treasured the time she could spend with her family and friends and was a firm believer in daily exercise.  Per her wishes she will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband William at Hillcrest Memorial Park with no public services. Her family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at Vista Grande Villa along with the Resident Volunteers in the NODA program there and the Great Lakes Caring Hospice. 

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