Waldron, Marcia 9/4/1937 - 12/12/2018 Schoolcraft Marcia (Axtell) Waldron, 81, formerly of Schoolcraft, MI, died peacefully in her sleep on December 12th at Grace Healthcare in Three Rivers. Marcia was born September 4, 1937, in Kalamazoo, MI. She was predeceased by her parents, Everett and Olive (Bremer) Axtell of Schoolcraft and her former husband, Edwin Waldron, of Oshtemo, MI. Marcia was the youngest of Everett and Olive's thirteen children. Marcia spent her early childhood in Kalamazoo with her twelve siblings. In the 1950s she moved to Schoolcraft with her parents; graduating from Schoolcraft Community High School in 1957. Here she made many friends, including her dear, lifelong friend Jackie (Maile) Skinner. Survivors include her two children, Steven (Kathleen) Waldron of Schoolcraft and Patricia (Walter) Ruszkowski of Schoolcraft; grandsons, Michael (Andrea) Ruszkowski, DDS, of Hudsonville, Samuel Waldron and Jack Waldron; and great grandchildren Scott and Josie Ruszkowski. Marcia leaves behind several nieces and nephews; including her nephew, "Butch", with whom she grew up and maintained a close relationship throughout the years. Per Marcia's wishes, she will be interred in Kalamazoo's Riverside Cemetery with her parents. A private family service will be held at a later time. The family expresses their gratitude to those who provided day-to-day support for Marcia as she struggled with the lingering effects of a stroke in her final years at Schoolcraft's Cedar Park Senior Center as well as at Grace Healthcare. Memorial donations may be made to Cedar Park Senior Center or to Schoolcraft Community Library.
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