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Marcia Bennetts

Marcia Ann Bennetts (Rapson)

Sunday, August 23, 1931 - Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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Obituary

Marcia Ann (Rapson) Bennetts, 89, peacefully passed away at home on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was born on August 23, 1931 and lived in Ahmeek until she married Harry D. Bennetts on October 10, 1953.


Marcia graduated from Calumet High School in 1949. She worked at C&H Mining and Vertin’s. Marcia was involved with the United Methodist Women, Extension, the Young Moderns, Kernewek and the Blue Line Club at Michigan Tech. She was also part of the Skeeters cross country ski group and the Calumet Golf Course Women’s League. In the more recent years, Marcia loved the Tuesday afternoon coffee group.


Marcia had a passion for hockey, the Packers and hockey. She was an avid supporter of Calumet High School hockey, Michigan Tech hockey and the Red Wings. She especially loved watching her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren play. You could often find her at the Coliseum watching her friends’ children or grandchildren play.


Marcia was preceded in death by her father, Thomas H. (Pat) Rapson; and her mother, Ruth (Knight) Rapson.


Marcia is survived by her husband of 67 years, Harry Bennetts, her children Rick (Holly) Bennetts of Redford, MI; Patti (Steve) Kirst of Waterford, WI and Ron (Heidi) Bennetts of Marquette, MI; along with 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.


A private family service will be held.


In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Calumet United Methodist Church, 57235 Calumet Avenue Calumet, MI 49913 or the Calumet Hockey Association, PO Box 385 Calumet, MI 49913.


Burial will take place in the spring in Lake View Cemetery.


Online condolences for the family may be left at www.ericksoncrowleypeterson.com


The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.
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    Calumet, Michigan 49913
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Posted at 02:22pm
My deepest sympathy to Mr. Bennetts and his family. I will miss talking to Marcia at coffee after church. Sharon Turovaara
 
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Patti Kirst Posted at 11:00pm

Thank you Sharon. She sure did miss the socializing.

Aimee Eubank

Posted at 02:58pm
Dear Harry and Family of Marcia, I will always hold dear memories of the Schneiderhan crew coming to Boot Jack camp to waterski and play volleyball. You always welcomed the noise and the joys! Your home and your hearts have always been open to me and my family. Marcia, "Well done, good and faithful Servant". Love and hugs to you all. Aimee, Ken, Miriam, Elena Eubank
 
PK

Patti Kirst Posted at 10:58pm

Thank you Aimee and family. We sure did have some fun times!
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Mark schneiderhan

Posted at 02:45pm
Dear Family of Marcia, Sending prayers and our deepest condolences to you Harry for the loss of your wife and to your family for the loss of your mother, grandmother, and friend to so many! Peace and Blessings from Mark, Felicia, Rafael, Esther, and Anton Schneiderhan
 
PK

Patti Kirst Posted at 10:56pm

Thank you Mark and family.
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Ethel Moyle

Posted at 01:05pm
My deepest sympathy on the loss of a lovely lady who raised a lovely family with the help of a good man. My thoughts and prayers will go with you always. Love, Ethel Moyle
 
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Patti Kirst Posted at 10:55pm

Thank you Mrs. M! Our families were involved in many of the same things so our paths always crossed.
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Megan Buck

Posted at 12:13pm
Dear Harry and Family,
We send our sincerest sympathies and all our love. I am so glad we were able to visit and hug one last time this summer and I will always cherish my memories with Marcia- she's like a second grandma and always so wonderful to me, Andy, and the kids. Hugs to all of you! Love, Megan Buck
 
PK

Patti Kirst Posted at 10:29am

Thank you Megan. She has many of the photos you've sent over the years in the house. She always loved hearing from you and visiting with you.
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