Rainelle (Rae) Padgett, 70, died on May 24, 2021 while on hospice at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Michigan. The hospital made her as comfortable as possible in her final moments.
Rae was born January 6, 1951 in Lansing, Michigan. Rae is a 1969 graduate of Petoskey High School.
Rae married Chet Padgett on May 8, 1971 in Petoskey. They recently celebrated 50 years of marriage.
Rae worked in the insurance business for 30 years. She also worked for Edward Jones until retirement.
She enjoyed gardening throughout her life and loved to hang baskets and hummingbird feeders. She liked to read and play logical puzzle games also, but was most passionate about her love of painting.
Rae was very compassionate and loved her family and the Lord. She was full of fun and full of love.
Rae was a past member of the Red Hat Society and the Business Professional Women’s Organization.
She is survived by her husband Chet; her son Craig (Angie); her siblings Francis (Shirley), Greg (Kim), Debbie (Jim) Kan; her sister-in-law Louise Kosinski; her brother-in-law Fred Padgett; and several nieces and nephews.
Rae is preceded in death by her father, Wayne Hiar, and mother, Millie Hiar.
At Rae’s request, no service will be held at this time.
Arrangements are in the care of Stone Funeral Home, Inc.
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