June 20, 1927 - August 2, 2020
WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA – Helen G. Petee, age 93 of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Adrian, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at home. She was born June 20, 1927, in Seneca Township, MI, to Roy and Lucille (Sentle) Powers. Helen married Forrest Petee on February 16, 1946 in Tecumseh and they were blessed with over 63 years of marriage. Forrest preceded her in death in 2009. Helen retired from Ford Motor Company in Saline where she had worked for 21 years. She also ran her own business, Petee Ceramics, where she gave lessons to adults and 4-H youth; she also enjoyed judging 4-H projects. Helen made porcelain dolls and was a member of the International Foundation of Doll Makers; she especially enjoyed the competitiveness within this group of individuals. Her talent was evident not only in her doll-making but also her sewing and the floral arranging she enjoyed. Survivors include her children: Diana Petee-Taylor of Winter Haven, FL and Harold (Jane) Petee of Tecumseh; grandchildren: Penney McIntyre-Reed, Michael Smith, Toni Taylor-Adkins, Shannon Petee-Kurgin, Scott Petee and Chad Petee; 17 great grandchildren and 23 great great grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Denver, Ada and James; and a granddaughter Donna McIntyre. Visitation will take place on Monday, August 10, 2020, from 11 a.m. to noon at Wagley Funeral Home, Adrian. A graveside service will immediately follow at Lenawee Hills Memorial Park with Rev. Paul Herter officiating. Following the Governor’s executive order, all attendees are required to wear a proper face covering with the exception of those under the age of five years old or those who cannot medically tolerate. In lieu of flowers, her family encourages contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences and memories may be shared at www.WagleyFuneralHomes.com.
WINTER HAVEN, FLORIDA – Helen G. Petee, age 93 of Winter Haven, Florida, formerly of Adrian, passed away Sunday, August 2, 2020 at home. She was born June 20, 1927, in Seneca Township, MI, to Roy and Lucille (Sentle) Powers. Helen married... View Obituary & Service Information
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