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Helma Watts

Helma Watts

Died: Thursday, February 26, 2004
Age: 93
City of Grosse Pointe resident Helma Watts, 93, died Thursday, Feb. 26, 2004.

Born in Applegate, Mich. on Feb. 23, 1911 to Alexander and Maude McDonald, Mrs. Watts graduated from the Farrand School of Nursing at Harper Hospital.

She was a member of the Harper Hospital Auxiliary and the Country Club of Detroit. Family, needlepoint, knitting and gardening were some of her favorite interests.

Mrs. Watts is survived by sons Frederick Watts Jr. and Charles M. Watts; grandchildren Laura Wholian, Charles, Frederick (Trace), Sarah Hipps and Andrew; great-grandchildren Matthew, Sarah, Charles, Anne and Andrew Jr.; and sister Thelma Brady.

She was predeceased by husband, Dr. Frederick Watts.

A memorial service was held on Monday, March 1 at the Verheyden Funeral Home in Grosse Pointe.

Interment was at Woodlawn Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
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