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Lillian J. Ireland
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Lillian J. Ireland age 90 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Wednesday afternoon August 30, 2017 at Thurston Woods Village in Sturgis.
She was born July 7, 1927 in Angola, Indiana daughter of the late Carl and Lucille (Richardson) Dauber.
Lillian resided her whole life in Sturgis and was a graduate of Sturgis High School.
She was married to Louis Green and Robert Ireland, both husbands preceded her in death.
Lillian retired in 1985 from the Kirsch Company in Sturgis following over 35 years of dedicated employment.
She attended the Assembly of God Church and Grace Christian Fellowship Church both in Sturgis and was a member of the Sturgis Hospital Tray Guild and enjoyed collecting antiques, painting and playing the organ.
She is survived by one son: Royce (Sandra) McCullough of Sturgis; three grandchildren: Shawn (Suzie) McCullough of Sturgis, Timothy Coffin of South Carolina and Jennifer Wallick of Plainwell; four great grandchildren: Alex Waldron, Aaron Waldron, Adam Waldron and Brandon Goodfellow; one brother: The Rev. Carl (Bernice) Dauber of Lawrence and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two sisters: Daisy Groff and Violet Tomko.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday at the Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes, 807 E. Chicago Rd., Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-3284. Funeral services celebrating the life of Lillian J. Ireland will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday at the funeral home. Lillian’s brother the Rev. Carl Dauber will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Sturgis.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Ireland’s memory consider the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 5005 LBJ Freeway, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75244.
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091





2:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Cemetery Details


Oak Lawn Cemetery

300 E. South Street
Sturgis, Michigan 49091


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