Obituary: Martyna G. “Tina” Fowler


HERSEY — Martyna G. “Tina” Fowler, 81, of Hersey, formerly of Edmonton, Ky., and White Cloud, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011, at her son Dave’s home in Hersey.

Tina was born on Jan. 2, 1930 in Grand Rapids to George and Anna (Degrinnea) Slominski and later married Donald Lee Fowler in 1951. Don preceded her in death on Feb. 27, 2002. Tina had been a homemaker all her life and enjoyed listening to and dancing to polka’s. Tina was a member of the Hersey Congregational Church.

Tina is survived by her children, Dave (Mary) Fowler of Hersey, Don (Darlene) Fowler of Cadillac and Kathy Smith of Hammond, Ind.; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; her sister, Geraldine (Bob) Kinniburgh of Newaygo; and her sister-in-law, Norma Slominski of Newaygo. She was preceded in death by her brother, George Slominski.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 25, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Crandell Funeral Home – White Cloud Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 4 p.m. at the funeral home. Place of interment will be in Edmonton, Ky. Memorial contributions may be made to Hersey Congregational Church.