Carol Elizabeth Latvala, age 73, of Trenary, died Saturday, September 21, 2019 at UP Health Systems Marquette. She was born on August 15, 1946 in Alpena, Michigan. Carol grew up in Trenary and graduated from Trenary High School in 1967. She married Francis “Sam” Latvala in March of 1975. Carol worked as a janitor at Trenary High School until transferring to Superior Central when the new school was built and retired in 2006. Carol’s pride and joy was her grandson Isaac and she enjoyed every minute she could spend with him. She also enjoyed playing the lottery and scratching BINGO cards and yelling at her cat Cohen.
Carol is survived by her daughter – Alysia (Jack Deacon) Latvala of Trenary; son – Sam (Alicia) Latvala of Trenary; grandson – Isaac; siblings – Dean, Dale, Darryl, Doyle, and Nancy Bush, Margaret Lasofsky, and Ruthy Brisson; sister-in-law – Cora Bush; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband – Sam Latvala in 1980; daughter – Minia Latvala; granddaughter – Emma Jo; mother – Alice Fetterhoff; siblings – Kent, Jack, Dennis, and Rose Marie Bush; brothers-in-law – Joe Lasofsky and Bob Brisson.
Visitation will be on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Bowerman Funeral Home in Munising from 1:00 until 3:00 p.m. A memorial service with time for friends and family to share remembrances will begin at 3:00 p.m.