Traverse City Record-Eagle

March 16, 2014

Marcia Joan Zang


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — BEULAH — Marcia Joan Zang, 78, of Beulah, died March 13, 2014, at Munson Medical Center. She was born the daughter of Carl and Frances (Vandervort) Kalb on Nov. 6, 1935.

Marcia married William Zang on Dec. 30, 1971, an he preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Holly Adkins; parents; and niece, Dee Farley.

She is survived by her children, Michael (Shazelle) Saffron, Thom (Em) Saffron, Brad Saffron and Niki (Lynn) Hewitt; 15 grandchildren, Christopher, Matthew, Jonathan, Daniel, Lauren (Hancotte) and Brianna Saffron, Stephen, Kyra and Carl Saffron, James McCall, Malena Hamilton, Brent and Allison Saffron, Megan Hewitt and Jeni Hamilton; 20 great-grandchildren; nieces, Pam Odziana, Patty Eddy, Angie Rhode, Trena Rohrbeck and Becky Hayden; and many cousins. Also surviving Marcia are her brothers, Russell and Ben Kalb.

Marcia was a loving mother and raised five children.

Marcia owned an adult foster care home for nearly 20 years, giving excellent care to all her residents. For many years she was a guardian and conservator for the Probate Courts.

Visitation will be today, March 16, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Jowett Family Funeral Homes in Benzonia. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, March 17, at Eden Bible Church, with Pastor Daniel Ingersoll officiating. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Benzonia Twp. Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Jowett Family Funeral Homes & Cremation Service.


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