Martha Bancroft Obituary
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Martha (Peplinski) (Peplinski) Bancroft

April 27, 1919 - November 11, 2010
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Martha (Peplinski) Bancroft, 91 of Kingsley died on Thursday November 11, 2010 at Bortz Health Care surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kasson Township on April 27, 1919 the daughter of Louis and Agnes (Strozewski) Peplinski. Martha married Wallace Bancroft in November 1946 in Empire, he preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Mary of Hannah Catholic Church, the paradise flower club, and was a member of the UAW. Martha helped her husband on the family farm and also worked at Setwell and Burwoods. She enjoyed woodworking, gardening, quilting, and sewing. Martha was always willing to help a friend. She is survived by...
Martha (Peplinski) Bancroft, 91 of Kingsley died on Thursday November 11, 2010 at Bortz Health Care surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Kasson Township on April 27, 1919 the daughter of Louis and Agnes (Strozewski) Peplinski. Martha married Wallace Bancroft in November 1946 in Empire, he preceded her in death. She was a member of St. Mary of Hannah Catholic Church, the paradise flower club, and was a member of the UAW. Martha helped her husband on the family farm and also worked at Setwell and Burwoods. She enjoyed woodworking, gardening, quilting, and sewing. Martha was always willing to help a friend. She is survived by four children; James (Judy) Bancroft of Millersburg, MI, Daniel (Sharon) Bancroft of Menominee, MI, Shirley (Mel) Hoxie of Kingsley, and Mary (John) Kovacs of Traverse City, Seven grandchildren; Sarah, John, Joanna, Scott, Rebecca, Carter, and Andrew, two great-grandchildren; Kade and Grace, one sister; Regina Bailey of Freeland, Mi. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Wallace Bancroft, 10 siblings, her son-in-law Terry Alan Skok, and, grandson Thomas Edward Skok. Visitation will be held on Sunday November 14, 2010 at Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley from 2-4 and 6-8 pm, where a Vigil Service will be held at 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 15, 2010 at 11 am from St. Mary's of Hannah Catholic Church, with visitation one hour prior. FR. Michael Conner will officiate. Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorials may be given in Martha's name to St. Mary of Hannah Catholic Church Mass intentions, Bortz Health Care, or Hospice of Michigan. Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home, Kingsley.

"We are so saddened to hear of Martha's passing. She was so kind to care for my mother (Marilyn Wood Ziewacz) when she was a child. Martha made a wonderful..." Elizabeth Murch (New Albany, OH)

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