Mary E. Fenton, age 70, of Shelby, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2020 in Muskegon. She was born May 17, 1949 in Muskegon, the daughter of Ward and Erie (VanOflen) Grant.
Mary was raised for the most part in Big Rapids where she graduated from high school. She married Ken Fenton on December 29, 1973.
The Fentons lived in Mears many years before moving to Shelby in the mid 1990’s. She was employed at Gray and Company for many years before her retirement. Mary was devoted to her husband and her daughter. She enjoyed bird watching, flower gardening and training her dogs.
She is survived by her husband, Ken; her daughter, Cindy (Sam) Dudek; her sisters, LouAnne (Doug) Brand and Susan (Jim deceased) Hanson; and several nieces and nephews. Mary was also preceded in death by her parents, her son who died at birth, her brothers, Freddie Grant and Ward Grant II, and several beloved pets.
A private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Please consider the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674 as a memorial.
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