HOUGHTON — Dyann Edgerton, 70, of Houghton, passed away January 16, 2018.
Dyann was born on March 30, 1947, in Flint. Her parents were Andrew Clifford Edgerton and Beverley Jean Johnson.
Dyann grew up in Clio, Michigan, the oldest of six siblings. She spent summers at a cottage on Lake Huron. She attended Clio Elementary and Clio High School, graduating in 1965. She later attended Alma College in Michigan.
Dyann later worked in Petoskey, Michigan, and on Mackinac Island. She moved to the Copper Country in early 1970.
Dyann was a talented actress, involved in many theatre productions. She was also active in the local Peace Alliance. She was a writer of poetry and other inspirational writing. She later attended Suomi College, now Finlandia University.
Dyann loved cats, the Great Lakes, the U.P. and Mackinac Island. Her greatest love was her son, Zach.
She was not afraid to stand up for what she believed in.
Her son, Zach, came into her world in 1979. She was committed to raising Zach. She taught him how to be strong and moral; courageous, yet caring, compassionate and kind. These are all the qualities that she had. She guided him and encouraged him and his independence. She was loyal, and supported him through the good times and the difficult times. She had unconditional love for him.
Dyann has left this life and she is sorely missed. However, Zach and others will always remember her love, guidance and support. She lives on with cherished memories.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, February 27, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Houghton, with Pastor Chuck Williams to officiate.
Arrangements are being handled by the Jukuri-Antila Funeral Home of Hancock, Antila Funeral Service, Inc.
Online condolences may be left for the family at antilafuneral.com.