of Chelsea, Michigan, age 94, died Monday, May 3, 2021, at the Chelsea Retirement Community. She was born April 24, 1927, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the daughter of Rosina and Earl Krapf.
Earlyne graduated from Pioneer High School and then worked for Argus, the AFL-CIO, and the Ann Arbor Public Schools. On August 31, 1946, she married Cameron Figg, a WWII veteran, in Ann Arbor. They resided in Ann Arbor for many years and then moved to their home on Crooked Lake, in Chelsea, in the 1970's.
Earlyne is survived by her nieces, Kay (Tom) Carlson of Northville, Susette (Mark) Freeman of Eagle, Idaho, Deborah (Tom) Jenks of Wheaton, Illinois; and a nephew, William (Vickie) Figg of Florida.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cameron; a son, Steven D. Figg; a daughter, Cynthia L. Figg Foster Knepper; her sister, Helen Rubin; and her parents. Earlyne and Cam were members of the Covenant Church in Chelsea and the Chelsea Senior Center. Earlyne enjoyed cooking and craft work and was an excellent seamstress and knitter. She and Cameron spent countless hours volunteering at the Chelsea Community Hospital and the Senior Center. They loved traveling and visited many countries around the world.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 15, 11:30 am at the Comfort Inn Village Conference Center, 1645 Commerce Park Drive, Chelsea, followed by a luncheon. The family will greet friends from 11:00-11:30 am. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Covenant Church, 50 N. Freer Rd. Chelsea, MI 48118; the Chelsea Senior Center, 512 Washington St., Chelsea, MI 48118; or to a charity of your choice.
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