Marlyn T. Hemes

FORD RIVER – Marlyn T. Hemes, 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening, July 2, 2014, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba.

Marlyn was born March 27, 1928, in Detroit, the daughter of George and Helen (Steinheiser) McArthey and was a graduate of the Detroit schools. On Aug. 26, 1950, Marlyn was united in marriage to Dr. William Hemes, in Detroit, and together the couple gave birth to one son, Michael.

In addition to her loving husband Bill; Marlyn is survived by son, Michael (Melissa) Hemes of Ford River; sister, Karen Mayers of California; grandchildren, Kevin, Brad and Mikayla.

Marlyn was preceded in death by her parents, George and Helen; brothers, James and Michael McArthey; sister, JoAnne.

Mass of Christian Burial services were held privately, Thursday, July 3, at St. Joseph and St. Patrick Church in Escanaba.

Marlyn will be laid to rest in the Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Wells. The Skradski Family Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Hemes family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be offered online at