Major Mertha Butts

ESCANABA – Major Mertha Butts, 96, of Escanaba, Mich., passed away Jan. 22, 2013. She was preceded in death by her husband, Major Orville Butts. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at the Anderson Funeral Home in Escanaba.

Funeral services celebrating the life of Major Mertha Butts will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson Funeral Home Chapel. A luncheon will be served following the funeral services at the Salvation Army. A complete obituary will be in Friday’s Daily Press. The Anderson Funeral Home is assisting the family will the arrangements and online condolences can be sent to the family at