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Jean Ellen Clisch

June 13, 1929 — February 1, 2014

Jean E. Clisch, age 84 of Alston, MI passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at her home.

She was born June 13, 1929 on the family farm in Nisula, MI daughter to Arthur and Armita (Lepisto) Juntunen.

Jean attended the Nisula and Alston Schools, graduating in 1947 from Baraga High School. She married Bill Clisch in 1949. They made their home on the S. Laird Rd. in Alston, where they just celeb rated 64 years of marriage.

Jean was a member of Mission United Lutheran Church. She was a great home maker and loved being with her family.

Surviving are her husband Bill Clisch of Alston; son, Tom (Debbie) Clisch of Alston; daughters, Ann (John) McMullin of L'Anse, Kathy (Jim) Edwards of L'Anse, Becky (Tom) Dishneau of Bergland, MI; brothers, Arnold (Alice) Juntunen of Baraga, Harold Juntunen of Livonia, MI, Norman (Jen) Juntunen of Farmington, MI, sister, Lillian (Peter) Van Stranten of Pequaming, MI; brother-in-law Jim Loman of Baraga; sister-in-laws, Jane Juntunen of Greenland, MI, Ellen Clisch from Nisula; 9 grandchildren, John, Nicole, Bill, Maria, Tom, April, Philip, Michael, and Elizabeth; 20 great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death are her parents; brothers, Raymond and James Juntunen; sister Mae Loman; grandson Christopher Edwards.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 23rd at 12:00 p.m. at Mission United Lutheran Church. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. The Jacobson Funeral Home of L'Anse is assisting the family.

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