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Jessie Alice Kieff

November 6, 1934 September 18, 2018
Jessie Alice Kieff
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Obituary for Jessie Alice Kieff

Jessie Alice Kieff, age 83, of Stanton passed away September 18, 2018 at Spectrum Health Kelsey in Lakeview. Jessie was born on November 6, 1934 in McBride, the daughter of Willis and Edna (Hallock) Miles. She was raised in the McBride and Stanton area and graduated from Edmore High School. She continued her education at Ferris State College earning her degree as an RN. Jessie married Dennis Wayne Kieff on January 22, 1952 in Grand Rapids, after being introduced by their fathers who worked together roofing. She worked for 10 years at Masonic Pathways in Alma as a nurse. In 1960 she started helping Dennis with the secretarial and bookkeeping duties for the “family business”, Kieff’s Roofing. Jessie enjoyed gardening, reading, and watching TV, especially when the Detroit Tigers were on. She was a member of the Frost Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Jessie is dearly loved and will be missed by her daughters, Barbara (Sonny) Soper of Edmore, Suz Kieff of Stanton; eight grandchildren; twelve great-grand children; two sisters, Fern Gilbert of Burlington, MI, Carol (Earl “Junior”) Avery of Crystal, MI; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Dennis Kieff, who passed away on May 11, 2011; her parents, Willis and Edna Miles; her in-laws, James and Dorothy Kieff; two sons, Steven Kieff who passed away March 24, 2004, and Gerald Kieff who passed away July 24, 2013; her sister and brother in law, Vera and Norval “Bus” Brown; her brother-in-law, Keith Gilbert; and infant brother, Harold Miles.
Services for Jessie will be held on Sunday, September 23, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Brigham Funeral Chapel in Edmore with pastors Ken Micheff and EJ Wolf officiating. The family will greet friends on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 PM at the Funeral Chapel. All are invited to a luncheon at Frost Seventh-day Adventist Church following interment at McBride Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Frost Seventh-day Adventist Church food pantry or the Montcalm County Animal Shelter.
Condolences may be made utilizing the guestbook at www.brighamfuneralchapel.com


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Saturday

22

Sep

4:00 PM 9/22/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 9/22/2018 7:00:00 PM
Brigham Funeral Chapel

413 Gilson Street
Edmore, Michigan 48829

Brigham Funeral Chapel
413 Gilson Street Edmore 48829 Michigan
United States

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Sunday

23

Sep

1:00 PM 9/23/2018 1:00:00 PM
Brigham Funeral Chapel

413 Gilson Street
Edmore, Michigan 48829

Brigham Funeral Chapel
413 Gilson Street Edmore 48829 Michigan
United States
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