Bay City, Michigan
Florence was called home by her Lord on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family age 90 years. She was born October 12, 1924 in Standish, Michigan to the late Felix and Mary (LaLonde) Brissette. She married Herbert R. Aikens February 17, 1942 and he predeceased her February 23, 1984. Florence worked at BayOsteopathicHospital and later BayMedicalCenter before retiring. She was a member of Redeeming Love Christian Embassy and enjoyed playing cards, crocheting and baking. Surviving are seven children; Barbara Stilwell, Linda Rogner, Herbert (Dee) Aikens, Mary (Kim) Stock, Jerry (Kimberly) Aikens, Connie (William) Graham, Kathy Aikens, a daughter in-law, Laura Aikens, 31 grandchildren, 57 great grandchildren, 20 great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild and one great-great-great-great grandchild. Also surviving are two sisters; Theresa (Ken) Hart, Marian Carson and a dear friend, Helen Folson. She was predeceased by two sons; Ralph & Thomas Aikens, a granddaughter, Sheila Stilwell, three son’s in-law; Lynn Stilwell, Earl Rogner, Allen Putman, a daughter in-law, Leona “June” Aikens and two sisters and six brothers. Funeral Service will take place Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. from the Ambrose Funeral Home with burial in FloralGardensCemetery. Friends may call at the Ambrose Funeral Home on Wednesday from 1 – 8 p.m. and on Thursday after 9:00 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.