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Wanda Sue (Cripps) Vincent

June 23, 1956 ~ April 4, 2021 (age 64)

Obituary

     Wanda Sue Vincent, 64, of West Branch, MI, passed away Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Mid-Michigan Hospital, West Branch, MI.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI, on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Andy Croel officiating. Burial will take place at Middlebury Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 2-8 P.M. with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

     Wanda was born in Manistique, MI on June 23, 1956, the daughter of Charles "Chet" and Irene Marion (Sebeck) Cripps. On December 31, 1978, Wanda married Richard Glenn Vincent in Omer, MI.

     The most important thing to Wanda was her family. She loved gardening; especially her flowers, bird watching, and her pack of rambunctious chihuahuas.  Wanda was a radiology aide for many years and was a hard working woman always willing to lend a hand wherever there was need.

     Wanda is survived by her husband Richard, children: Roger (Nancy) Vincent, Sheryl (Mike) Richardson, Sally Vincent, LeeAnna (John) Kennedy, Arthur "Tommy" Swarthout Jr., Jay (Janaya) Swarthout, Trent Vincent, Sheena (Chad) LePard; and many beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings: Fred Cripps, Mel Cripps, Sandy Cripps, Tina Cripps, Denise Fay, Abe Cripps, and Mary Cripps; and many nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, infant daughter Sylvia, son Richie Jr., infant siblings: Mary and Joseph, siblings: Charles Jr., William, Brenda, and Cheryl.

     Memorials may be made to the Little Traverse Bay Band of Odawa Indians, 7500 Odawa Cir., Harbor Springs, MI 49740. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI.

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Services

Visitation - with family present from 2-4 & 6-8 P.M.
Thursday
April 8, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid
232 E. Oak Street
Ovid, MI 48866

Funeral Service
Friday
April 9, 2021

11:00 AM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid
232 E. Oak Street
Ovid, MI 48866

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