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Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan
1609 Park Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 947-8920
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Munson Healthcare Foundation
1150 Medical Campus Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 935-5000
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Life Story / Obituary


Marilyn Lois Teter, 82, of Traverse City went to her Lord and Savior on June 5, 2014.

Born, February 21, 1932 in Ann Arbor the daughter of Louis and Dorothy (Davis) Miley.

She is survived by her husband, William V. Teter of Traverse City; they were married on June 3, 1950 in Dearborn, Michigan; children, Denise Y. Broderick of Traverse City and William M. (Leonie) Teter of Maryland; 6 grandchildren; Thomas (Dana) Broderick, Natasha (Chris) Brown, William ( Francis) Teter Jr. Nicholas Teter, Matt (Heather) Defer and Tyler Defer and great-grandchildren, Sydney, Brock, and Reece Broderick, Imani and Ian Brown, Evonia Teter and Autumn L. Defer and dearest life-long and best friend, Elaine Stevens.

Preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Deborah Defer and siblings, Barbara Porter and Richard Miley.

She was a homemaker. She loved all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much. She liked yard work and housekeeping.

Private family services will be held. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan, 1609 Park Dr., Traverse City, Michigan 49686 or to the Munson Hospice House, 1150 Medical Campus Dr., Traverse City, Michigan 49684. Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to sign the guest book and share a message with her family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City to handle the cremation.