Helen Whiting

October 24th, 1927 to July 20th, 2014

Helen Whiting, 86, of Marysville, died Sunday, July 20, 2014.

She was born October 24, 1927 in Vassar to the late Martin and Mary Trombka. She married Shirley “Bud” Whiting on September 10, 1954 in Port Huron. He died June 26, 2009.

Mrs. Whiting was employed with Chrysler Corporation for 30 years, retiring in 1975. She was very active in genealogy, the St. Clair County History Group, the Port Huron Museum and the Marysville Museum. She volunteered with the Friends of the St. Clair County Library.

She is survived by a son, Terry (Debra) Whiting; a stepson, Rodney Whiting; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and a niece, Joan (Ron) Hildinger; and her cats, Lucky and Sparky. She was preceded in death by a brother, Henry Trombka; and two sisters, Cecilia Derwinski and Lodia Trombka.

Visitation will be 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in the Marysville Funeral Home.

Private services will be held on Thursday. Burial will be in Lakeside Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to SNAP, 6177 Fred Moore Hwy., China, MI.

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