Ernie Harwell's Widow, Lulu, Dies At 99

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Photo credit Detroit Tigers Hall of Fame broadcaster Ernie Harwell with his wife, Lulu Harwell, Feb. 24, 2002. © Eric Seals, Detroit Free Press

(WWJ) - The wife of former Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell has died.

Family members say Lulu Harwell died at her home in a retirement community in Novi Friday night.  She was 99-years-old.  

Ernie Harwell died in May 2010 at the age of 92.

The couple met at college in Atlanta before being married in 1941 and having four children.

The family is holding a private funeral.