Mary Dell Burch, age 98 of Manistique, MI, passed away peacefully with her loving family at her side, on November 19, 2021. She was born March 22, 1923, in Pocola, OK, the daughter of Elmer Neal “Jimmy” and Irene E. Perrin Carter. She attended school in Pocola, OK.
Mary married Nathan L. Burch in 1956, in Los Angeles, CA. He preceded her in death in 2001. Mary enjoyed working for the County of Los Angeles, as a social services intake worker. She moved to Manistique in 2013. Mary enjoyed cooking, watching classic movies, listening to country, honky-tonk and 70’s soul music, and she liked to sing. Mary was very social and enjoyed visiting with friends and meeting new people. She was of Catholic Faith.
Mary survived by son Perry (Iris) Clisbee of Issaquah, WA, daughter Tracie (John) Burch-Angell, grandchildren, Anil, Sharma, Roger Dowell, Brian Vega, Michael Clisbee, David Clisbee, Christiane Clisbee, numerous great-grandchildren and niece, Karen Monroe of Dalhart, TX.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Nathan Burch, her sister, her brother, and her daughter, Debbie Clisbee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to St. Francis de Sales Parish, 330 Oak St., Manistique, MI 49854.
Burial will be at Sayre-Doxey cemetery, Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
Services under the direction of Rose Chapel, Sayre.
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