Age 86, of Lansing, died on April 23, 2012. She was born in Lansing on May 10, 1925 to Erwin and Doris (Sperry) Hazelton. She was a 1943 graduate of Lansing Eastern High School and graduated from the Sparrow School of Nursing in 1946 following three years of study. She was not only the class president, but continued her involvement in the Sparrow Alumni activities. She was involved in the medical profession for many years associated with Dr. Horace French, as well as other organizations. Her favorite specialty was pediatrics.
Surviving are her husband Nile, the love of her life for 65 years; son, Ron McClintic; daughter, Sue (Tim) Poxson; 5 grandchildren, Greggory, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Scott, Katherine; 2 great-grandchildren; sister, Jean (Duane) Hellum; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a grand daughter, Kimberly Poxson and 2 brothers.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, April 30, 2012 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with the Rev. Douglas McClintic, a nephew, officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday 1 hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sparrow Foundation for Nursing. Thank you to the great staff at McLaren, especially 4th floor Gayle, Wendi, Toke and Gina.