Wednesday, May 18th, 2011
Constance Spriggs Havel Giraud, 88, Midland, Mich., died May 15, 2011.
She was born March 21, 1923, in Celina, to Lisle and Amelia Spriggs. She married Gerald A. Havel, who is deceased. She also marrried George H. Giraud, who is deceased.
Surviving are sons, Kirk (Sandra) Havel and Randy (JoEtta) Havel; stepdaughter, Arlene (Roland) Giraud Wiltz; a brother, Charles (Jeane) Spriggs; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a grandson.
Trained as a nurse during World War II, she later worked as a nurse and homemaker. In 1982, she was commissioned as a lay professional church worker for American Lutheran Church.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Midland, and Phi Beta Psi sorority.
A memorial service is 11 a.m. Friday at the church, where calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday. and a hour before the services. A service and interment of ashes will take place in Celina during the summer.
Memorials may be directed to the Seminary Tuition Fund or the Trinity Adult Mission Group Fund, 3701 Jefferson Ave., Midland, MI 48640.
Arrangements are being handled by Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Directors.