TRENARY - Ethel Irene (Nettell) Flygare, 81, of Trenary, entered eternal life Friday afternoon, November 2, 2012, at Tendercare Nursing Center in Munising in the loving care of her family.
Flygare was born November 28, 1931, in Houghton, a daughter of Richard and Tyne (Piippo) Nettell. Ethel was raised in Houghton and was a 1950 graduate of Houghton High School. She was a homemaker who outside the home used her nursing skills working as a home health worker for many Trenary area families. In her spare time, Ethel enjoyed knitting, quilting, crocheting and an occasional trip to the casino.
Survivors include her four children, Ruth (Joel) Hamill of South Whitley, Ind., George Flygare of Trenary, Gail Ann (Darryl) Bush of Sault Ste Marie, and Tracy Lynn Flygare of South Whitley; her grandchildren, Jamie (Lisa) Bush, Nicholas and Teresa Hamill, Lindsay and Lucas Flygare; her sister, Gloria (John) Labonte of Marquette; her aunt, Emily Coon and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, Ethel was preceded in death by a grandson, George Flygare, Jr; and two brothers, Ronald and Richard Nettell. Honoring Ethel's wishes, no public services will be scheduled.
The Fassbender Funeral Home is serving the family, where condolences may be expressed online at fassbenderfuneralhome.com.