ESCANABA - Edna L. McQuisten, 86, 5132 18th Rd., Escanaba, passed away on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013 at Christian Park Health Care Center.
She was born on Dec. 2, 1927, in Kentucky, daughter of Mary Green.
Edna was among the first group of women hired at American Motors, working in the foundry, paint department, and then as an assemblyman. She retired in 1967.
Edna L. McQuisten
She enjoyed fishing, camping, and gardening. Edna enjoyed music and loved Elvis Presley and Neil Diamond.
She is survived by her husband, Gerald of 53 years; children, Jackie Littiken of Indiana and Keth Ritchie of Wisconsin; seven grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild; and brother, Robert Hubbard.
Edna was preceded in death by children, Dean A. Bruso and Diane Lasek; brothers, Earl Hubbard, Andy Shepard, John Shepard; and sister, Dixie Shepard.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Entombment will be in Gardens of Rest Mausoleum.
The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the McQuistin family.