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Edith  B.  Walsh
  • Grace Hospice
    500 Kirts Blvd., Suite 250
    Troy, MI 48084

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“Vickie, David and family, so sorry for your loss. What a delightful and wonderful mom you had. I know you have many wonderful memories to reflect...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Sharon Tedrow - Battle Creek, MI

“Vickie, David and family, So sorry for your loss. So glad that I got to know your mom over the last few years. What a wonderful and delightful lady...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Sharon Tedrow - Battle Creek, MI

“So, so sorry to hear of your loss. She lived a long, productive life. We certainly gave her a run for her money as kids!!! Thoughts and prayers to...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Melvin & Janet Paul - MI - Friend

“Dear Vicki & Family,Aunt Edie was the last matriarch of the Bogue clan. I'm so sorry for your loss so hold on to all the beautiful moments you've...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Glee Gates - Spring Hill, FL

“Dear Vicki,your Mom told me many times that you are a wonderful daughter and Im sorry for your loss.Love you. Judy..Mabel's daughter. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Judith Norwood - Ann Arbor, MI

“Edith has been a wonderful mother-in-law for the past 28 years. I've always loved her and she has been a wonderful grandmother to my sons. I never...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Star Macbeth - Plainwell, MI


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Edith B Walsh 103, went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, October 8, 2019 with her family by her side. Edith was born March 12, 1916 in Alba, Michigan to Charles and Jerusha Bell (Kidder) Bogue. She graduated from Battle Creek Central High School in 1935. She loved gardening and was an avid seamstress.

She was employed by Willow Run during WW2 wing division of the B 24 Bomber sewing department, Fort Custer Taylor Shop also during WW2 and Medial Records at the VA Hospital until her retirement in 1980. She was a long-standing member of NARFE association, First Presbyterian Church, Lydia Circle and Sew n Sews at First Presbyterian Church.

She married David MacBeth in 1947, who preceded her in death in 1969. She then married Robert M Walsh in 1974 and he also proceeded her in death in 1979.

In addition to her two husbands she was also proceeded in death, by her son James D MacBeth, grandson David J MacBeth and step-daughter Margaret (MacBeth) Suri; sisters, Joy Bradley, Marion Duncan, Delores Sigourney, and brother Douglas Bogue. She is survived by her daughter Victoria (Richard) Grant and son David (Star) MacBeth; many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Many thanks to special friends, Sharon Tedrow, Debbie Miller, Jo Ross, Katie Graham, Grace Hospice and the "Flower House" in Nashville, Mich.

Visitation will be Monday, October 14th, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, where funeral services will follow to celebrate Edith's life at 11:30 a.m., officiated by Rev. Pat Weatherwax. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, or Grace Hospice. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.