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Obituary for Mary E. Remaley (Van Hout)

Mary E. (Van Hout) Remaley, 91, of Battle Creek passed away Wednesday, January 11, 2023. She was born March 28, 1931 the daughter of James and Issabella (Carrigan) Van Hout. She graduated from Bellevue High School in the late 1980’s. Mary worked in various capacities before retiring from Post Cereal. She married Clyde T. Remaley in 1949 and he preceded her in death in 1980. Mary had several enjoyments in her life; traveling (particularly to Florida), quilting, bowling, and various crafts. Her greatest joy and whole world were her family.

Mary is survived by her daughters: Pamela (John) DeVoll and Paula Remaley; foster children: Nancy (Jim) Willbur and Jack (Carol) Gardner; grandchildren: Christina DeVoll, Scott (Sarah) DeVoll, James (Jessica) Lahn, Heidi Willbur, Trevor (Carrie) Willbur, Jennifer (James) Hinkle, Jodi (Chris) Cullingford, and Jonathon (Heaven) Gardner; 14 great grandchildren; and 8 great-great grandchildren.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; husband; grandson, Wilhelm “Bill” Lahn; and sisters: Iris, Josephine, Virginia, and Peggy.

Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Monday, January 16, 2023 from 10:00-11:00 AM with the funeral to immediately follow at 11:00 AM. Entombment will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Battle Creek, MI. In lieu of flowers please consider making donations to Promedica Hospice. Arrangements by Bachman Hebble Funeral Service (269) 965-5145.