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Larolyn Joan Radell
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Larolyn Radell passed away in St. Mary's Hospital Wednesday April 25, 2012. She was a feisty but compassionate person and a loving devoted mother and grandmother. Born in Hibbing, Minnesota, she married an air force man, James Radell and traveled all over the United States and Europe until he retired at Wurtsmith Air Force Base. She loved sports and had joined baseball and bowling teams. She loved dancing and playing pool at the Hilltop Bar with her friends. She was a unique person that had sometimes puzzled people. She loved to argue. She said she got that from her German father, who loved picking fights with people just to argue. She had always encouraged people to believe in themselves and to fight for their rights. She wasn't a flower child but always wanted to be one because she loved the expression of human freedom and creativity. She had a deep abiding faith in Jesus Christ that wasn't so much built on doctrine but hard held faith, humility and compassion that taught us about God through her readiness to forgive and understand people. She was a hard worker and raised her daughters on her own. She worked production at R.P.I/Oxford Automotive until it closed in 2002 and was one of the highest seniority workers. She is loved and missed by three daughters: Debra Akers, Kim Budziak, and Linda Radell, nine grandchildren, Victoria, Roxanne, Jennifer, Danielle, Nicolette, Brandon, Jamie, Cathi, and Andrew; 12 great grandchildren, Breanna, Arianna, Alexis, Jacob, Jaylyn, Jonathan, Gabriella, Ezekiel, Alyssa, Layla, Hextor, and Skylar. She will also be greatly missed by her best friend and daughter and grandchildren of the heart, Patty, Michael, and Morgan. She wasn't much on ceremony so there will not be a funeral but friends are encouraged to have a drink and remember the good times. We will see you again Mom/Grandma. We love and miss you! Cremation has taken place and an on line guest registry is available at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are by the Buresh Funeral Home of Oscoda.