Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 8, 2014

Marilyn Lois Teter

TRAVERSE CITY — Marilyn Lois Teter, 82, of Traverse City, went to her Lord and Savior on June 5, 2014. Born Feb. 21, 1932, in Ann Arbor, she was the daughter of Louis and Dorothy (Davis) Miley.

She was a homemaker. She loved all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much. She liked yard work and housekeeping.

She is survived by her husband, William V. Teter, of Traverse City; they were married on June 3, 1950, in Dearborn; children, Denise Y. Broderick, of Traverse City, and William M. (Leonie) Teter, of Maryland; six grandchildren, Thomas (Dana) Broderick, Natasha (Chris) Brown, William (Francis) Teter Jr., Nicholas Teter, Matt (Heather) Defer and Tyler Defer; and great-grandchildren, Sydney, Brock and Reece Broderick, Imani and Ian Brown, Evonia Teter and Autumn L. Defer; and dearest lifelong and best friend, Elaine Stevens.

She was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Deborah Defer; and siblings, Barbara Porter and Richard Miley.

Private family services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan, 1609 Park Dr., Traverse City, MI 49686; or to Munson Hospice House, 1150 Medical Campus Dr., Traverse City, MI 49684.

Please visit to sign the guestbook and share a message with her family.

The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City, to handle the cremation.

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