Denise Marie Waddell Guchess

Denise Marie Waddell Guchess of Marion went home to be with her Lord on Friday March 30, 2018 at the age of 71 at her home. She was born September 22, 1946 to Edward and Kathleen ( Tuohey ) Waddell in Detroit, Michigan.
Denise married her husband, William F. Guchess on August 6, 1966 at Walled Lake Michigan.

Denise was well known by everybody in the area, she worked as a bartender and waitress at the Horseshoe Bar and Grill in Marion for over 20 years, she was also employed at Shananjacs Pizza also located in Marion. She was a member of the Faternal Order of Eagles Marion # 4087. She enjoyed spending time in her garden and flower garden, she loved her  dogs, she also enjoyed going to the casino, and was a very proud Detroit Tigers baseball fan.
She leaves behind her husband, William F. Guchess of Marion, daughter, Gina Guchess of Marion, son, Cory Guchess of Pocatello, Idaho, step son, Tony McCoy of Centralia, Missouri, grandsons Michael Guchess, Logan Guchess, and Trace Guchess, five step grandchildren, ten step  great grandchildren, and one step great great  grandchild. Also surviving are her siblings Judith Lian of Bloomfield Hills, and Mike (Brenda) Waddell of Arizona. She is preceeded in death by her parents and a sister in law, Mary Ann Gregory.
A Celebration of Life and luncheon will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the Faternal Order of Eagles Post 4087 in Marion. Burial will take place in the Greenwood Cemetery at Marion. The Burkholder Family Funeral Home in McBain is handling the funeral arrangements. Thoughts and prayers may be left at

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Anne Marie Wilson & George McCrimmon

Dear Bill, Gina & Cory-. We want to express our deep sorrow with the passing of Denise. One lovingly sweet, laughing n smiling hard-working ,irreplaceable wife, mother & friend. Our hearts are heavy for you. Anne & George

Barbara Williams

Dad, Cory,Gina. My heart breaks with yours. Your wife, mother should me what family and love was. I will miss mom everyday. I would not be where I am in life without her.

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