Obituary

Lynn Whitney

Resided in Stonington, MI
Died January 17th, 2015

Lynn Whitney, 80, Stonington, passed away early Saturday morning, January 17, 2015.

She was born in Escanaba on January 6, 1935, the daughter of Dewitt R. and Katherine I. (McGuire) Cabaniss. She graduated from Escanaba High School.

On September 16, 1957, Lynn married Richard D. Whitney in Escanaba.

Lynn loved to knit, read, and spend time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by her husband, Richard; daughters, Mary J. (Dennis) VanLandschoot and Catherine Anne (Tony) Retaskie; son, John T. (Gail) Whitney; grandchildren, Ian M. VanLandschoot, Christopher J. and Katelyn A. Rataskie, and Alexis Whitney; special cousin, Nancy Tosler; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Lynn was preceded in death by her parents.

In keeping with Lynn’s wishes, no services will be held.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Whitney family.

3 Tributes to “Lynn Whitney”

  1. Mary, Anne, John & families: My deepest sympathy goes out to you all at this sad time. It’s always difficult to lose someone you love, especially a mother. She shared her cheesecake recipe with me many years ago, and I think of her every time I make it. You all have a new Guardian Angel watching over you. Keep your memories close to your heart and she will never be far away. Take care and God Bless.

  2. We are so saddened to learn of your tremendous loss of Lynn. We know that she knew her time with each of you was coming to an end so we wish her soul peace and your memories to be filled with the best of your times with her. I will cherish my memories of her dedication to our students and gifted touches with them. With sincere sympathy, Linda and Gary Goodman

  3. To the Whitney family: we are so sad to hear this news. I have nothing but fond memories of the Whitney’s growing up and your mother was a very sweet person. My parents send their sympathies too.

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