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Gweneth J. (Cornell) Tait

November 26, 1935 ~ May 13, 2020 (age 84)

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Gweneth J. Tait age 84, passed away in Noblesville, IN on Wednesday, May 13, 2020.  Gweneth was born on November 26, 1935 in Ovid, MI the daughter of Ralph B. and Florence (See) Cornell.  She was a 1953 graduate of Ovid High School.  On October 25, 1952 she was married to Robert B. Tait in Ovid.  He passed away in 2002.   Gwen was a member of Shepardsville United Methodist Church, a 4-H Leader, active in farming and caring for the farm animals with a special love for their dogs.  Additionally, she planted a large garden and spent many hours canning and freezing.  She is well known for her pie crusts and made 100s of pies.  Gweneth also sewed and knitted numerous items for her family.

Gwen is survived by her children, Marcia Steffens of Texas, Charles (Jennifer) Tait of Indiana, Lorene (Mark) Kappler of Michigan and Julie Kay Tait of Michigan.  There are 10 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by brothers Robert and Gilbert Cornell and sisters Ruth Loser and Thelma Plowman.

The family will receive friends and relatives at Keck-Coleman Funeral Home on Sunday, May 17, 2020, 3-7 P.M. Funeral services will be held at the funeral home on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. with Pastor Kathy Leydorf-Keck officiating.  Burial will follow at Mt. Rest Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Capital Area Humane Society or The Alzheimer’s Association.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Gweneth J. (Cornell) Tait, please visit our floral store.


May 17, 2020

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Keck-Coleman Funeral Home
1500 Waterford Pkwy
St. Johns, Michigan 48879

Funeral Service
May 18, 2020

11:00 AM
Keck-Coleman Funeral Home
1500 Waterford Pkwy
St. Johns, Michigan 48879

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