- ADVERTISEMENT -

Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories


Share This Obituary


Estelle M. Van Wiemeersch, 98, died peacefully Monday, April 9, 2018, at Autumn Woods Residential Health Care in Warren. Born April 7, 1920. in Detroit, to Leonard and Rose Lunetto, Estelle graduated from Holy Redeemer High School in 1936, and worked as a secretary for Briggs Manufacturing and as a realtor for Johnstone & Johnstone in Grosse Pointe. At age 45, Estelle went back to school and in 1971, graduated from Wayne State University with a teaching degree and later earned a master’s degree. She taught high school English and typing at Kettering and Martin Luther King Jr. high schools. She also taught business English for Wayne County Community College District and was a substitute teacher for several school districts after her retirement. Estelle loved to dance, golf, travel, cook and bake pastries. She was a former member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church in Harper Woods before the parish closed. She was a former Girl Scout leader and member of Women of Wayne. Estelle was a devoted mother and grandmother active in the lives of her children and grandchildren. It brought her great joy when the family was together for her home-cooked meals. Christmas cookies and breakfast at Grandma’s with the whole family were the highlights of the year. Estelle is survived by her children, Rosanne Triano and John Van Wiemeersch (Kathleen) and grandchildren, Matthew Triano, Cinnamon Triano, Robbie Triano, Christopher Van Wiemeersch, Angela Van Wiemeersch, Adam Van Wiemeersch and Mark Van Wiemeersch. She was predeceased by her daughter, Mary Jane Van Wiemeersch; siblings, Sam Lunetto, Josephine Beno and Yolanda Van Steenkiste; former husband, Judge Robert P. Van Wiemeersch and her parents. Visitation will be 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 13, at A. H. Peters Funeral Home, 20705 Mack, Grosse Pointe Woods. A funeral service will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14, at the funeral home, followed by interment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit. Donations may be made to the Wayne State University College of Education scholarship fund at https://giving.wayne.edu/donate Share a memory at ahpeters.com.

Funeral Home
A H Peters Funeral Home of Grosse Pointe Inc
20705 Mack Avenue Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236
Tel. (313) 884-5500
Email Us

SEARCH OTHER SOURCES