Harriet Root

Harriet Minnie Root

1935 - 2020

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Obituary of Harriet Minnie Root

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Age 84, of Flint, died peacefully on March 18, 2020, at Woodhaven Senior Facility. In accordance with Harriet’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family burial will take place on July 24, 2020, at Great Lakes National Cemetery. In lieu of memorial contributions and flowers, you can honor Harriet’s memory by helping someone in need.

Harriet was born on April 8, 1935, in St. Augustine, Florida, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Anne (Gregus) Culver. Harriet met and married the love of her life, William Root, on May 7, 1955. Together, they raised seven beautiful children. Sadly, he preceded her in death on August 20, 2006. A devoted wife and mother, Harriet loved caring for her family. Harriet took great pride in keeping an immaculate home. Harriet was a girl scout leader for many years. She also never missed any of her children’s sporting events. In her free time, Harriet enjoyed bowling, baking, and cooking, but most of all, she loved going up to Kalkaska, with her family, where they enjoyed exploring the outdoors.

Harriet leaves to cherish her memory; her children: Chris (Bill) Culler, Donna (Kevin) McCann, Douglas (Tari) Root, Gerald (Nancy) Root, Bill (Margaret) Root, Carol (Jeff) Risinger and Andrew Root; several grandchildren; sister: Barbara Madden; brother: Charles Culver and many other family and friends.

Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brother: Michael Culver.

Friday
22
May

Visitation

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, May 22, 2020
Martin Funeral, Cremation and Tribute Services of Mt. Morris
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd.
Mount Morris, Michigan, United States
(888) 686-2210
Friday
22
May

Memorial Service

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Friday, May 22, 2020
Martin Funeral, Cremation and Tribute Services of Mt. Morris
1194 E. Mt. Morris Rd.
Mount Morris, Michigan, United States
(888) 686-2210