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Louella Mae Wood

June 26, 1940 — August 4, 2009

Louella Mae Wood, age 69 of L'Anse, MI walked on following a lengthy illness on Tuesday, August 4, 2009 at her home with her family by her side.

She was born on June 26, 1940 in L'Anse, MI daughter to the late Archie and Margaret (Shelifoe) Knapp. Louella grew up in L'Anse. She married Richard B. Wood in April 1962 in Indiana. They lived all over the Midwest states until retirement when they moved back to L'Anse in 1992. She worked for 5 years at the Lawrence School System in Lawrence, MI while her children were growing up.

Louella was a member of the United Methodist Church in Zeba, Eastern Star, Skanee Wilderness Riders, and Ojibwa Senior Citizens. She loved spending time with her family, 4 wheeling, and playing computer games.

Surviving are her sons Richard Wood of L'Anse, James Wood of Lawton, MI; daughter Cindy Knapp of L'Anse; former daughter-in-laws Linda Wood and Tina Owens both of L'Anse; sisters Nancy Haataja of L'Anse, Margaret Rowloff of Sidnaw, Brenda McKittrick of Baraga, and Mary (George) Geroux of Baraga; grandchildren, Heather (Aaron Paquet), Landis, Blaine, Michelle, Jessica, Jimmy, and Taylor Wood, Theresa Sirrine, Joseph, Jason, Jacob, John, and Joshua McMahan; great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband Richard B. Wood in 1994; daughter, Ruthie Knapp; brothers, Archie Jr., William, John, Wallace, and Eugene Knapp.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, August 8th at 2:00 pm at the United Methodist Church in Zeba. Visitation will be held from 12 noon until time of service at the church. Rev. John Henry will officiate. The Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse is assisting the family.

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