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Minnie May Nolen

November 1, 1927 November 25, 2018
Minnie May Nolen
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Obituary for Minnie May Nolen

Minnie May Nolen age 91 of Sturgis, Michigan passed away Sunday morning November 25, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born November 1, 1927 in Branch County, Michigan daughter of the late Fred and Zelta (Wilber) Smith.
Minnie resided in the White Pigeon and Sturgis area most of her life.
On November 1, 1945 she married Ross E. Nolen in Angola, Indiana. He died May 29, 2008.
Minnie had been employed by the South Bend Tribune, the Gateway Shopper’s Guide and as a crossing guard for the Sturgis Police Department and she was a dedicated homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother
She enjoyed crocheting, baking, yardwork and flower and vegetable gardening and loved playing cards especially Euchre.
She is survived by Seven Daughters; Sandra ( Jerry Woodworth) Butcher of Orland, Indiana, Sharon (Randy Travis) Ashbrook of Centreville, Linda (Chuck) Jordan of Centreville, Shirley (Lewis) Beers of Sturgis, Sally (Don Christner) Nolen of Sturgis, Stella DeKay of Centreville and Sheryl (Bill) Combs of Burr Oak, four Sons, Danny Nolen of Sturgis, David Nolen of Constantine, Dennis (Marcia) Nolen of Three Rivers, Donnie (Toni) Nolen of Blackstock South Carolina, 37 grandchildren; several great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; two sisters: Gela Mathews of Florida and Winnie Wells of Florida and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 Infant Son, 3 Grandchildren, Lewis Beers, Jr., Holly Jordan and John Herbert, Jr., 1 Great Granddaughter; Alisha Kay Swan Ashbrook, 3 Sons-in-law; Arthur Butcher, Thomas Ashbrook and Tony DeKay and daughter-in-law: Frances Frohriep; one sister: Katie Ackerman and four brothers: Fred Smith, Jr., Gene Smith, Norval Smith and Jackie Smith.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-8:00 P.M. Wednesday 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 Minnie May Nolen will be held at 3:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home. Grandson-in-law: Brian Lane will officiate. A graveside committal will follow the service at the White Pigeon Township Cemetery in White Pigeon.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs. Nolen’s memory consider St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
The obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhomes.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.


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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Nov

2:00 PM 11/28/2018 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes
807 E. Chicago Rd Sturgis 49091 MI
United States

Service

Thursday

29

Nov

3:00 PM 11/29/2018 3:00:00 PM
Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes

807 E. Chicago Rd
Sturgis, MI 49091

Rosenberg Chapel of Hackman Family Funeral Homes
807 E. Chicago Rd Sturgis 49091 MI
United States
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