Name:     Ada Viola (Groat) Mack

From:  The Sandusky Republican Tribune, Sandusky, Michigan
Date:  Thursday, January 20, 1944   

Heart Attack Fatal For Marlette Woman

Marlette Jan. 19-Funeral services for Mrs. Milo Mack, 78, who passed away Tuesday Morning in the home of her son, Frank where she had been visiting for the past week, will be held Friday at 1:30 p.m. slow time in the Marlette Mennonite church, Rev. Leo Griffin, pastor of the Marlette Gospel Mission will officiate assisted by Rev. ??. pastor of the Marlette church. Internment will be in the Melvin cemetery.

Ada Viola Groat was born in the county of Middlesex, Provance of Ontario, Sept. 3, 1866. When a small child her parents moved to Michigan settling in Speaker township. On Dec. 18, 1887 she was united in marriage to Milo Mack, in Pioneer, Ohio and to this union six children were born. In 1889 the family moved to Michigan settling in Monroe? township where they resided a few years, then moving to Elk township. In 1911 they moved to Marlette township where they have resided for the past 33 years.

She leaves to mourn her passing her husband and five children, George Mack, Melvin; Mrs. Atta Cumper, Roseville; Ira Mack, Copenish, Mich., Frank Mack and Mrs. Flora Cotter both of Marlette 14 grand children; nine great grand children; three brothers, Myron Groat of Flint, and Burton and Lansing Groat of Melvin. Many other relatives and a large circle of friends.

She was a charter member of the Laural Baptist church and at the time of her death was a member of the Marlette Grand Temple. She has been very active in Red Cross work until about a week ago when she suffered a heart attack.