Genevieve Marie Simpson

Tawas, Michigan
March 13, 1940 - April 27, 2021

Service Location

Esmond Evergreen Cemetery


12 Noon Saturday, May 1, 2021 Graveside Committal Service at Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery in Hale, Michigan.

Obituary Notice

Genevieve Marie Simpson, age 81 of Tawas, passed away on April 27, 2021.

She is survived by her loving children, Roger (Catherine) Simpson of Whittemore, Shirley (Timothy) Nickell of Whittemore and Vicki (Philip) VanDyke of Bellevue, NE. Grandchildren, Jacob (Tracy) Miller, Katy (Troy) Miller, Gabrielle (Michael) Green, Sara VanDyke, Gwin (Andy) Dague, Rudy (Monica) Simpson and Landyn Marthaler. Great-Grandchildren, J’Sean, J’Vaun and Traevion Green and one on the way. Nieces, nephews, special friends and extended family also survive.

Genevieve was born on March 13, 1940 in Flint, Michigan to the late George Ronald and Alice Lavesta (Hindenlang) Vliet. She married Glen Simpson on February 14, 1958 and together they raised their family and enjoyed 55 years of marriage. Genevieve loved music, especially in church, and could play the guitar, accordion, piano, banjo, organ, steel guitar and harmonica. She enjoyed gardening, canning and she cherished time spent with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.

Mrs. Simpson was preceded in death by her husband; Glen Simpson, parents and siblings, Evelyn Bellows, Dorothy Emmons, George Ronald Vliet, Jr., Janet Popejoy, Larry Vliet, Carol Norris and James Vliet.

Genevieve will be laid to rest next to her husband at a 12 Noon graveside committal service at Esmond-Evergreen Cemetery in Hale, Michigan with Pastor Doug Kennedy officiating.


Esmond Evergreen Cemetery, Hale, Michigan


Shirley, so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. We are thinking of you.
— Carol Barnes
Vicki and Phil, we're all so sad to hear of your mom's passing. You and your family are in our thoughts and our prayers - your J54 family: Brad, Steve, Tim, RB, Lana, Joel, Krisitn, Buzz, Jeff, Ward and Marj.
— Marjorie Rief
Will miss seeing her out and about in the yard. Great lady and neighbor
— Loretta King
sorry to here the lost of your mother
— terry kathy frantz
I'm so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers being said.
— Kathy Campton
Roger and Catherine and family. So sorry to hear this. She was loved by so many. Rest in Peace
— Shirley Hunt
So sorry. Love you all
— Tina Harrington

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