Therese Dufresne, age 90, of Grand Traverse County, passed away peacefully on May 3, 2017.
A loving wife and mother, she always placed the needs of others before her own. She touched the hearts of many people and although she will be truly missed, we rejoice with her in the joy of being home with Jesus in Heaven forever.
Therese is survived by her husband of 70 years, Emile Dufresne; their children, Paul Dufresne, Suzanne Dufresne, Mark Dufresne, Mary (Cary) Stougaard and Jeanne (Kenneth) Liupakka; grandchildren, Daniel Liupakka, Jennifer Liupakka, Nicholas Liupakka and Kathleen Liupakka; as well as eight great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at St. Mary's of Hannah Catholic Church in Kingsley at 11 a.m. A visitation will be held one hour prior to Mass. Therese will be laid to rest at St. Mary's of Hannah Catholic Cemetery immediately following the service.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Hope Network Behavioral Services of Mass Intentions.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Kingsley.
Published on  May 7, 2017