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IDA GRAPENTIN | Departmental press


IDA GRAPENTIN, 73, from Metamora, Michigan, died on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 at McLaren Flint Region Medical Center. Ida Mae Dillon was born on October 1, 1948 in Huntington, West Virginia. Daughter of the late Liss and Marie (Stroud) Dillion. Ida grew up in the Shelby Township / Utica, Michigan area. Ida was a graduate of Utica High School, class of 1967. She married Philip David Grapentin on May 26, 1979 at Thornville Baptist Church.

Ida and Phil have lived all over the bottom of the thumb (Almont, Imlay City, Lapeer, Capac, Flint, Caro and now Metamora). Ida worked as a hairdresser, waitress and for a short time in a metal fabrication company in Lapeer. Most of the time, she was a housewife raising her family and loving caring for her grandchildren. Ida enjoyed bowling in their parish leagues and singing in the church choir; crafts, cooking, quilting. Ida especially liked smoothing and polka dots on children and grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Philip Grapentin of Metamora; five sons, Eric (& Becky) Hill of Irons, MI, Jeremy (& Dawn) Grapentin from Flint, MI, Adam Grapentin from Metamora, MI, Jordan (Candace) Grapentin from Attica, MI and David (Rebecca) Grapentin from Imlay City, MI ,; his mother, Marie (Stroud) Dillion; five sisters, Oreatha Deljudas, Emma Jean Becker, Catha Miller, Judy Bradley and Elaine Moore; four brothers, Liss Dillon, Jr., Eugene Dillon, Robert ‘Bob’ Dillon and Wayne Dillon; survivors are also her 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 30 at the Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City. Pastor Fred Leuck of the Thornville Baptist Church officiated. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on January 4, 2022 at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., Holly, MI. The family were available for visitation from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 29 and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Thursday, December 30 at the Muir Brothers Funeral Home in Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI.

Don’t forget to sign our register online at www.muirbrothersfh.com to share your memories and condolences with the Grapentin family.

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