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223 North Bedford Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
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Louise Farkas

Louise Joan Farkas

Tuesday, April 23rd, 1935 - Monday, February 17th, 2020
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On Monday, February 17, 2020, at the age of 84, Louise Joan Farkas of Battle Creek went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Louise was born April 23, 1935 in Hamtramck, MI the daughter of Donnell G. McDaniel and Jeanette
V. (Sajdak) McDaniel.
After graduating from a Detroit area Catholic school in 1953, she worked several years at Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals and later for the Battle Creek Enquirer and News in the Classified Advertising Department from 1973 to 1983.
On September 6, 1958, she married Rudy James Farkas in Clarksville Pa. and they resided in the Detroit area suburb of Royal Oak until they moved to the Battle Creek area in 1966.
Louise was an accomplished artist working with oils on canvas paintings and free hand drawing. She also enjoyed singing, reading, and making others laugh. Louise also had an avid love for God’s creation, especially animals. She loved family gatherings especially during the holidays and organizing activities such as Easter Egg hunts. She had a great love for her family and was very much involved with her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother: David McDaniel; husband: Rudy; and son: Eric “Sharkey” Farkas.
Surviving family members are daughter: Margaret (married to Ken Hillman) of Jackson; son: Adam Farkas of Battle Creek; and son: Carl Farkas (wife Gina) of Battle Creek.
Grandchildren are: grandson: Phillip Hillman (wife Jackie) of Medina Ohio; grandson: Brandon Farkas (wife Brooke) of Battle Creek; grandson: Devin Farkas of Battle Creek; and grandson: Haydn Farkas (wife Savanna) of Jackson, Mi.
According to Louise’s wishes, cremation will take place followed by private burial at Bedford Cemetery by the family at a later date. No services or visitations will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Research or Calhoun County Animal Center.
Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service of Battle Creek, MI; member by invitation only to the Selected Independent Funeral Homes. Please leave a message of condolence to the family on Louise’s webpage at
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Joseph Henry Nelson

Posted at 04:35pm
Just read so sorry for your loss she was a caring compassionate woman I still have memories from when I would be out at the house with one of the boys when we were all young

Carol Snell

Posted at 08:58pm
To the Farkas Family, I send my sincere condolences. To Carl (Gina) Farkas, I send many prayers and much sympathy. I did not know your mother, however Carl, from the picture posted, she appears to have been a beautiful lady and to me, she resembles Betty Lynn, who played the role of Thelma Lou in the Any Griffith Show and I saw the resemblance immediately. May the precious memories of your mother sustain you in the following days of your loss. I so appreciated you and Gina's prayers for me and my family when we lost our mom and dad. You have been a good friend to our family. May God bless you all during this time of grieving.

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