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Myrtle E. Cook Root
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1913
Sault Sainte Marie
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 2013
Carson City
Montcalm County
Michigan, USA

Myrtle E. Root, age 99, passed away in Carson City, Michigan on January 9, 2013. Myrtle was born in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan September 21, 1913 the daughter of Nelson and Ida (Samson) Cook. Myrtle married Harold L. Root in the Soo on July 28, 1941 and he preceded her in death November 7, 1984. She was a longtime member of the Sault Ste. Marie Free Methodist Church and worked as a sales clerk at Woolworth.

Myrtle is survived by children, Eastman (Melody) Root of Helendale, CA, Patricia (Ray) Knapp of Alma, MI, Virgene (Gene) Rector of Nashville, TN and Thomas (Glenda) Root also of Nashville. She is also survived by her 10 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and her nephew, Otto (Karen) Schmiling of Green Bay, WI. Along with her parents and husband, Myrtle was preceded in death by her three sisters, Hazel, Bessie and Gladys and two brothers, George and Walter.

Funeral Services will be 1 P.M. Monday, January 14, 2012 at the Osgood Funeral Home in St. Johns with Pastor Richard Fulkerson officiating, burial will be at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Her family will receive friends at the Osgood Funeral Home from 10 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. prior to the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sault Ste. Marie Free Methodist Church 505 W. 4th Ave., Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan 49783. The family is being served by the Osgood Funeral Homes.
 
 
Burial:
Pine Grove Cemetery
Sault Sainte Marie
Chippewa County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Glenn Geirland
Record added: Jan 10, 2013
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Myrtle E. <i>Cook</i> Root
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You were a great lady and fun to talk to. God Bless you and your family
- Glenn Geirland
 Added: Jan. 12, 2013
 
 
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