In Memory of Mary Louise Hosking

Hosking, Mary Louise, 77, of Dexter, Michigan passed away peacefully on Monday, January 12, 2015 at Arbor Hospice.

She was born March 14, 1937 in Dexter, MI, the daughter of Frederick and Beatrice (Ward) Walker.

She was raised in Dexter and graduated from Dexter High School, class of 1956.

Mary retired from Dapco Industries and worked in the Dexter High School Cafeteria for several years.

She also worked with her late husband, Jack, as they started a woodworking business, JAMCRAFTS. Mary was also an excellent seamstress. She has been a member or the Dexter Gospel Church for 15 years.

On July 6, 1963, she married Pat D. Cook who preceded her in death after 8 years of marriage. On New Year’s Eve 1975, she married Jack Hosking and they were married for 24 years. Jack also preceded her in death.

Mary is survived by three sisters Betty Lockhart of Canton, Joanne Nicholson of Ann Arbor, Shirley (Jim) Smith of Belleville; one brother Charles (Terry) Walker of Little Rock, AR; two step-children Lisa (Sam) Phillips of KY and John Hosking of Switzerland; two step-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a very special friend, Leon Gauss of Ann Arbor.

In addition to her parents and two husbands, she was preceded in death by her brother Russell (Yvonne) Walker of Dexter.

Mary was a loving wife, sister, a very special aunt, and a wonderful friend to all who knew her. She fought the good fight battling breast cancer and her strength will stay with all of us forever in our hearts.

Visitation will be at Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 from 3-8p.m. Funeral services will be on Wednesday, January 14 at 11:00a.m. at the Dexter Gospel Church 2253 Baker Rd. Dexter, MI with visitation beginning at 10 a.m.

Entombment will follow at Washtenong Memorial Park in Ann Arbor, MI. Memorials may be directed to the St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea Cancer Center or Arbor Hospice.

Arrangements under the direction of Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel, Dexter, MI.

This obituary was published from Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel’s website.

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