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Mary L Turnquist Finnegan

Dollar Bay, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
Death 23 Apr 2004 (aged 81)
Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
Burial Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 11 Block 142 Lot 1 Grave A
Memorial ID 153869926 · View Source
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Wife of Michael Finnegan

Mary L. Finnegan, 81, of Hancock, MI, died on Friday morning, April 23, 2004, at Cypress Manor in Hancock.

She was born Mary L. Turnquist in Dollar Bay to the late Leonard Turnquist and Mary (Knechtes) Turnquist. She graduated from the Dollar Bay High School in 1939. Mary was employed at the J.C. Penney Store in Houghton for a few years before going to work in Detroit during WW II. She returned to work at the Dollar Bay Post Office as a Clerk for several years.

She married Michael Finnegan in 1946 with the couple living around the world because of his oil company employment. After his retirement, they lived in Zavalla, Texas until he died in December of 2000. She then returned to live at Lakeview Manor in Hancock in May of 2001 and has most recently been a resident at Cypress Manor.

While living in Hancock, Mary was a member of the Church of the Resurrection and the XYZ Club at Lakeview Manor.

Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by a sister, Frances Witting.

She was survived by two brothers, Robert (Evelyn) Turnquist of Tamarack City and George (Luella) Turnquist of Kearsarge; and by many nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives.




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 153869926
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary L Turnquist Finnegan (23 May 1922–23 Apr 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 153869926, citing Lakeside Cemetery, Hancock, Houghton County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Twist (contributor 46920390) .