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Mayme K. Dalbec


July 10, 2018

WAKEFIELD, Mich. — Mayme K. Dalbec, 99, a long-time resident of Wakefield, passed away late Saturday evening, July 7, 2018.

Mayme was born on Feb. 26, 1919, in Ramsay, a daughter of Charles and Anna (Soffietti) Cappo. She attended Roosevelt School in Marenisco and graduated in 1936.

On April 16, 1938, Mayme was united in marriage to Elfreedor L. “Frick” Dalbec in Bessemer. They made their home in Wakefield and were blessed with three sons.

She was a faithful member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Wakefield.

Mayme is survived by three sons, Darrol (Carol) and David (Susan), both of Wakefield, and Dean (Holly), Shelby Township; 11 cherished grandchildren; numerous dear great-grandchildren; a precious great-great-granddaughter; two sisters, Lee Hyppa and Georgina Sailer, both of Owen, Wis .; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her beloved husband, Elfreedor, on Sept. 26, 1992; and a brother, John B. Cappo, on Sept. 11, 2005.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, July 12, at 11 a.m., preceded by visitation at 10 a.m., at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 407 Ascherman St., Wakefield, with the Rev. Allan J. Mayotte, celebrant. Also, in attendance will be the Immaculate Conception Women’s Guild Honor Guard.

Pallbearers will be Mayme’s family.

Rite of Committal and interment will follow at Lakeside Cemetery, Wakefield.

Luncheon will be served at the church hall immediately upon return from the cemetery.

The family wishes to acknowledge and thank profoundly the wonderful staff, especially the first floor staff, at the Gogebic Medical Care Facility in Wakefield.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jerald Rocco, owner and manager of Lakeside Memorial Chapel Inc., in Wakefield. Condolences may be expressed online at


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