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Edith C. Duffield

October 22, 1918 June 16, 2018
Edith C. Duffield
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Edith C. Duffield, a former long-time Sturgis resident; teacher and librarian for Sturgis Public Schools at Congress Elementary and Wenzel Elementary schools, passed away on June 16, 2018 at Addington Place, Northville, Michigan. Edith, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother was a long time school educator and librarian and active community member, who truly embodied her beliefs in continual learning and education. In doing so, she provided a powerful inspiration to the many children with whom she had the opportunity to interact with during her public school tenure.
Born October 22, 1918 in Indiana, Edith was the eldest of eight children to Ralph E. Culbertson, Sr., and Adelia A. (Scarlett) Culbertson.
Carrying her legacy forward is her son Lawrence Duffield (Patricia), of Livonia, Michigan. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard; her son Keith and her daughter Janet Black.
Surviving Edith are six grandchildren; Denise Cowger, Diane Duffield, Ryan Black, Sarah Black, Lauren Duffield and Michael Duffield and 2 great-grandchildren; Shyanne Cowger and Harlow Duffield.
In accordance with her wishes, cremation has taken place. Share your stories of remembrance at a memorial service celebrating the life of Edith Duffield which will be held Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 11:00 at the First Presbyterian Church in Sturgis.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a contribution be made to: The Duffield Memorial Fund % Sturgis Area Community Foundation, 310 North Franks Ave., Sturgis, MI 49091. This Memorial Fund was established for the purpose of providing sports camp awards for Sturgis High School student(s) entering the 9th or 10th grades.


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memorial service

Saturday

30

Jun

11:00 AM 6/30/2018 11:00:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church

1320 S. Lakeview Avenue
Sturgis, Michigan 49091

First Presbyterian Church
1320 S. Lakeview Avenue Sturgis 49091 Michigan
United States
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