CALUMET — Martha Schuck, 69, a resident of Calumet passed away on Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the Lighthouse of Hancock.
She was born on November 28, 1948, in Massachusetts to Theodore and Pauline (Tarleton) Bedore.
She attended the local schools and graduated with the Class of 1966.
She then went on to attend Suomi College and Northern Michigan University, graduating in 1994 with her bachelors degree in nursing.
After college she worked for Calumet Public Hospital, Cypress Manor and the Houghton County Medical Care Facility.
Martha was very passionate about caring for elderly people. She loved to paint and create works of art. She had quite the sense of humor.
Martha is preceded in death by her last true love, Harold Balowaara; her parents; her brothers, Eric and Steve; and her sisters, Jean, Judy, Selma and Laverne.
She is survived by her sons, Scott Schneider of New Jersey, Christopher Schuck of South Carolina; her daughter, Candice Schuck of Calumet; five grandchildren, Cassandra, Wyatt, John, Madeline and Gabriel; three great-grandchildren, Hunter, Colton and Carson; three brothers, Luke Bedore of Michigan, Joe Bedore of New Jersey, Leonard Bedore of Michigan; her sister, Teddi Bedore of Michigan; and several nieces and nephews.
Per her request, cremation has taken place and private family services will be held at a later date.
Memorials in Martha’s name may be sent in care of Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home, 26090 Pine St. Calumet, MI 49913
Online condolences for the family may be left at ericksoncrowleypeterson .com.
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with the arrangements.