Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 15, 2013

Mary Lou Overmire

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — CALEDONIA — Mary Lou Overmire, aged 70 of Caledonia, wonderful and loving mother, wife, and grandmother passed away Friday April 12, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her father, Carl Luhrs.

She enjoyed adventurous travels with family and friends. She also had passion for gardening and caring for her family. She was dedicated to her family and will be dearly missed.

She is survived by her husband, John; children, Boyd Overmire, Michelle Overmire (fiancé, John Kalaska), Kristine Overmire (Sajeeb Wazed); grandchildren, Rachael, Nathan, Carly Overmire, Sophia Wazed; mother, Lucille Luhrs; mother-in-law, Ruth Overmire; brothers and sisters, Charles “Chum” Luhrs, Carolyn and Dale Goddard, Paul and Pat Luhrs; special sister, Susie Luhrs; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jan and Den Wasco, Nancy and Jim Miller, Mary and Dan Richards, Donna Overmire, Francine and Doug Boone, Ruthie and Ray Sumon; and many nieces and nephews.

Mary Lou was a lifetime member of Alpha Iota Sorority in their charitable works. The Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m., Tuesday, April 16, at Holy Family Catholic Church, 9669 Kraft SE with Fr. Mark Bauer celebrant. Interment in Resurrection Cemetery. Members of the family will receive relatives and friends from 4 to 8 p.m., today, at the Matthysse Kuiper DeGraaf Chapel (Caledonia), 616 E. Main Street. The family requests memorial contributions be made to Alpha Iota Sorority charitable contributions. Condolences may be sent online at