Evelyn “Roulene” Mead, 84, of Cheboygan, died Friday, March 25, 2016 at Hiland Cottage in Petoskey. The daughter of James and Dorothy (Fell) Russell, Roulene was born in Detroit August 7, 1931. Surviving Roulene is her husband of 33 years, Dr. William R. Mead of Cheboygan; daughter, Debra (Murray) Painter-Deagle of Troy; son, Dan (Susan) Painter of Hillman; step-son, Tom (Lauri) Mead of Traverse City; stepdaughters, Mary (Tim) Crawford of Ormond Beach, Florida and Carol Mead of San Diego, California; as well as the many grandchildren and great-grandchildren she adored. She also leaves her brother, James (Jane) Russell of Essexville; and half-sisters, Karen and Katherine Russell, both of Romeo.
Cremation arrangements were in care of the Chagnon Funeral Home. A memorial service will be Saturday, August 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Mulligans in Cheboygan. Those planning an expression of sympathy, please consider a donation in memory of Roulene to the Cheboygan County Humane Society.