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Lucile A. Wales, age 99 of Albion passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in Albion, Michigan where
she lived most of her life. She was born November 21, 1913 in Temple, Michigan, the second of nine
children to Arthur B. and Sybil E. (Brackett) Cole. She married Frank Eugene Wales on November
16, 1936 where he preceded her in death May of 1990.

Lucile was a member of the Salem United Church of Christ in Albion. She encouraged her
family and initiated her grandsons, nieces & nephews to attend Sunday school. She enjoyed
working at and retired from McClellan's Dime Store until it closed around the 1980's. She
was a member of the Albion Hospital Auxiliary and enjoyed working at the gift shop after
retirement. She most enjoyed her family and friends and going shopping whenever anyone
was willing to go.

Lucile is survived by:
Son- Arthur Eugene Wales of Albion
Daughter- Kay (Joe) VanDosen of Brimley
Adopted-daughter- Adrianna "Sandy" (Kent) Spitler of Midlothian, VA
Brother-LuRay (Dee Casandra) of Caseville
Sister-in-law- Doris Wales of Albion
(4) Very Special Grandsons- Mark (Patricia) Wales of Newport News, VA
Mike (Kathy) Wales of Bristow, VA
Steve Wales (Tamara Thompkins) of Albion
Jeff Beaty (Lisa Jackson) of coldwater
(3) Very Special Great-Granddaughters- Patricia, Alisha & Arianna
(5) Very Special Great-Grandsons- Sean, David, Zach, Ales (Big Al) & Aaron
(3) Very Special Great Great Granddaughters- Genesis, Kiley & Adilyn
(5) Very Special Great Great Grandsons- Raine, Austin, Chase, Andrew & Mikhael
(22) Very Special Nieces (8) Very Special Nephews and their families.

Lucile was preceded in death by her loving husband, Frank of 54 years; parents; brothers
Earl, Calvin, Wayne & Bruce; sisters Wanda, Jan & Elaine and a special friend
Virginia Johansen.

Assistance with Memorial Contributions to: Salem United Church of Christ or to family. Condolences may be left to the family on line at

Visitation for family and friends will be Friday, March 8, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at the
Erie Street Chapel of J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 208 West Erie Street, Albion, Michigan

Funeral Service will be Saturday, March 9, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at the funeral home with
Pastor Lorraine Grinnell officiating. Burial will follow at Albion Memory Gardens.