Aleta B. VanAuken
Aleta B. VanAuken, 98, of Vermontville, MI. Sunday, March 10th, 2019 at her home.
Aleta was born in Battle Creek, MI on September 10, 1920, the daughter of the late Alston and Beatrice (Harrington) Penfold.
She was raised in the Battle Creek, MI and attended local schools there. Her family relocated to the Nashville area in High School then graduated from W.K. Kellogg High School 1939.
Aleta spent her working career at Kellogg's, where she served the company in many capacities throughout the years. The majority of her career however, Aleta worked in the shipping and packing departments retiring in 1981 after 26 Years with the company. Along with her husband Donald, the couple enjoyed fishing, gardening, and traveling together. Aleta was also an extremely talented seamstress, who enjoyed making clothing for her family.
Aleta is survived by her daughter, Tina Miracle, son Tom (Teresha) VanAuken, sister Thelma Linsley, 5 Grandchildren and 4 Great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Donald, sons Donnie & Terry VanAuken, son in-law Dennis and brother in-law Lloyd Linsley
Funeral Services will be held at The Daniels Funeral Home, Nashville, MI, at 11 AM. on Saturday, March 16th, with Pastor Joe Benedict officiating.
The family will receive visitors one hour prior to the funeral service beginning at 10 AM at The Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville.
Interment will take place immediately following the funeral service Wilcox Cemetery Nashville, MI.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family of Aleta VanAuken.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Daniels Funeral Home in Nashville. For further details please visit our website at www.danielsfuneralhome.net