January 24, 2013
The Alpena News
WEBB, Iva Charlotte, 88 of Hillman died Jan. 21, 2013.
She is survived by her four children. Gene (Nancy) Schroeder of Atlanta, Glenna (Edward) Spencer, Josephine (Craig) Dohning of Cass City, and Pamela (Robert) Muxlow of Hillman; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Beals of Burton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at the Hillman Free Methodist Church, Hillman, Pastor Robert Coen officiating. Visitation will take place on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Hillman Free Methodist Church from 4-7 p.m. and again on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview in the spring. Arrangements were entrusted to the Green Funeral Home.
Obit Green Funeral Home
Mrs. Iva Charlotte Webb, 88 of Hillman went to be with the Lord on January 21, 2013. She was born on December 17, 1924 to Asahel and Myrtle (Rymer) Howard in Coline, Michigan. She grew up at McCollum Lake near Curran, Michigan and attended school in Fairview. She married Kenneth E. Schroeder in 1945 and moved to the thumb area of Michigan after World War II. She and Kenneth had two children; Gene (Nancy) Schroeder of Atlanta; and Glenna (Edward) Spencer of Hillman.
She began her working career with Verizon in Cass City, Michigan as a "trouble operator" when it was still General Telephone, moving with her work to Davison, Michigan as things became more computerized. After the death of her husband Kenneth in 1967, she married Ronald L. Webb in 1969. She gained two daughters in that marriage; Josephine (Craig) Dohning of Cass City; and Pamela (Robert) Muxlow of Hillman. She considered them her own. During her marriage to Ronald, she retired and enjoyed traveling summers and spending winters in Florida. After his death in 1989, she continued his custom by driving herself to Florida for the winter until she reached the age of 81. In 1996, Iva moved to the Hillman area and became a faithful member of the Hillman Free Methodist Church. Iva was an avid gardener, reader, quilter, and seamstress. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, as well as jigsaw, crossword puzzles, and card and board games.
She is survived by her four children; 12 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Beals of Burton; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Asahel and Myrtle Howard; first husband, Kenneth Schroeder; second husband, Ronald Webb; sisters, Leola Mazany; Thelma Coon; Edith Des Jardins; Ruth Stahl; Margrete Coon; brother, Asahel "Bud" Howard; son-in-law, Edward Spencer; and great-grandson, Gabriel David Spencer.
Funeral services for Mrs. Webb will be held at 11:00AM on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Hillman Free Methodist Church, Hillman, MI, Pastor Robert Coen officiating. Visitation will take place on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Hillman Free Methodist Church from 4-7 PM and again on Saturday morning from 10:00 AM until time of service. Interment will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, MI beside her first husband, Kenneth in the Spring.