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Ila Mae Updike

Posted: Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Ila Mae Updike died Feb. 10, 2011, at Heritage Place in Soldotna. She was 91.

Graveside services will be held at the Kelly Cemetery in Midland County, Mich. She will be buried next to her husband of 55 years.

Mrs. Updike was born April 7, 1919, and lived most of her life in the central Michigan area. She married Warner B. Updike on Nov. 19, 1938.

Mrs. Updike moved to Kenai in July 2002 to live with her family, and has been a resident of Heritage Place since April 2003.

"Ila will be greatly missed and remembered with much love by her family and the many friends who have been touched by her over the years." her family said.

She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, two brothers and a sister.

Mrs. Updike is survived by her son Larry Updike and his wife Leanna, of Kenai; grandchildren, Kristin Card, of Jackson, Mich., Bryan Updike, Josh Updike and wife, Tonja, and Jesse Updike and wife, Sadie; great-grandchildren, Thea Card, Carey and Danielle Updike, Cy, Garrett and Emma Updike, and Riley Updike.

Arrangements were by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.



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