Mary Lettow

November 28, 1930 - January 3, 2018
Kalamazoo, MI



Monday, January 8, 2018
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM EST
Life Story Funeral Homes - Rupert, Durham, Marshall & Gren
Portage Location
5975 Lovers Lane
Portage, MI 49002
(269) 344-5600
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Monday, January 8, 2018
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park
3941 S. Westnedge Ave
Kalamazoo, MI 49008


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Web Site

Polderman's Florist & Garden Center
8710 Portage Road
Portage, MI 49002
(269) 327-3656
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Life Story / Obituary


Mary Lettow, age 87, entered into eternal life Wednesday, January 3 2018, at Heritage Community of Kalamazoo. She was born on November 28, 1930 in Kalamazoo, MI to Herbert and Alice (Hartman) Meisling. She also had 2 brothers, Donald and Russell. She was raised in Kalamazoo and graduated from Kalamazoo Central. She Married Max Lettow on Saturday, July 14, 1951. Mary worked at Upjohn and also at Dunkin Donuts. She was first and foremost a homemaker. She adored her boys. Mary and Max had 3 children. Mark, (Debbie) Lettow, Randy, (Cheryl) Lettow and Gary, (Kathy) Lettow. She was also blessed with 6 grandchildren, Samantha (Nick) DeRyke, Sarah Lettow, Mitch Lettow, Jamie (Heather) Lettow, Shawn Lettow and Kylie Lettow. She was blessed again with 5 great grandchildren.

Mary had a very sweet soul. She was a quiet no fuss person. She loved spending time with family soaking everyone in. She was thoughtful, kind and very generous. Mary was a pro at crafts. She always gave her loved ones such beautifully made gifts. She crocheted, knitted, painted and did needle point. She will be greatly missed.

Mary was preceded in death by her beloved son Randy, her 2 brothers and parents.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 11:30-1pm at the Life Story Funeral Homes, 5975 Lovers Lane, Portage (269-344-5600). There will be a service on Monday at 1pm at the Mount Ever-Rest Memorial Park.

Please visit Mary’s webpage at where you can sign the guest book and share a memory with the family.