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Letha Florence (Denson) Calkins

January 19, 1930 ~ August 27, 2019 (age 89)

Letha Florence Calkins, age 89, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019. Letha was born in Detroit to the late Obbie and Gladys (Austin) Denson. In addition to her parents Letha was preceded in death by her husband’s, Donald Tubbs Sr. and William Calkins, daughter Linda Fleese, brother Arnold Denson and sister’s Margaret Clelland and Betty Andres. Letha is survived by her children, Janet (James) Denson, Donald Jr. (April) Tubbs, Clifford (Deb) Tubbs, Rick (Marcia) Hartman, Carl (Janet) Hartman, Debra Castenholtz, Sid (Linda) Tubbs and Ronald (Mary) Tubbs; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; brothers, Jay (Judy) Denson and James (Janet) Denson, several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held Friday 12:00 Noon at the Throop Funeral Home, 214 Church St., Coopersville with Pastor Steve Smail officiating. Burial will be at Rosedale Memorial Park in Standale. Visitation will take place Friday 11 Am to 12 Noon one hour prior to the service.  Memorial donations may be made to Metron of Lamont, 13030 Commercial St, Lamont MI 49430 or Great Lakes/Elara Caring Hospice, 900 Cooper St, Jackson, MI 49202. An online guestbook may be signed at

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