Marie Claudia King



MARIE CLAUDIA KING, 93, of Grand Blanc (formerly of Clinton Township), passed away Monday, September 14, 2020, at Ascension Genesys Hospital, with her family by her side.

Claudia was born in Ste. Therese, New Brunswick, Canada, on October 5, 1926, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest and Leonile (Roy) Boudreau. As a young woman, Claudia met the love of her life, Elmer King. The two dated, fell in love and were married in Wallaceburg, Ontario, in 1946. Sadly, he preceded her in death on March 27, 2018.

Claudia was a busy homemaker before going to work as a cashier in the food service department at Macomb Community College. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In her free time, she enjoyed spending time with her family, going to the casino, playing cards, doing word searches and simply having fun!

Left to cherish Claudia’s memory are her daughters, Connie (Brian) Fishtahler and Diane (Peter) Schmidt; daughter-in-law, Lynn King; grandchildren, Amie (Trevor), Eric (Shannon), Alicia and Cory; great-grandchildren, Lauren, Lillian, Olivia, Maxwell and Cole; and sister, Rita (Peter) Walker.

Claudia was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Elmer; son, Gerry; grandson, Jesse; her parents; and several brothers and sisters.

In accordance with Claudia’s wishes, cremation has taken place. Memorial donations may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Association. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on Claudia’s tribute page at