Nellie E. Stiver, age 87, of Hillsdale, passed away Friday, December 30, 2005, at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. She was born May 25, 1918 in Hillsdale County, Michigan to Leon & Ida (Fuerman) Fisher.
Nellie was a former employee of Litex of Hillsdale and the Star Laundry in Cadillac, Michigan. She was a resident of Hillsdale the past 45 years and a member of the Hillsdale Church of the Nazarene.
She was married Sept. 1, 1937 to Edwin Stiver and he preceded her in death in 1987. Surviving are daughters, Sharon (Bill) McArthur of Pittsford, Shirley Curtis of Mason and Marilynn (Gene) Baker of Pittsford; sons, Richard (Deb) Stiver of Hartford, Alabama, Bill (Trudy) Stiver of Waldron and Michael Stiver of Hillsdale; sixteen grandchildren and many great and great great grandchildren; and a half sister, Dorothy Bortell of Hillsdale.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Beverly and a half sister, Beatrice.
Funeral services for Nellie Stiver will be Tuesday, January 3, 2006 at 2:00 p.m., at the Hillsdale Church of the Nazarene with Pastor Mark Elliott officiating. Interment will follow at the Leonardson Cemetery in Pittsford. The family will receive friends Monday, January 3, 2006 from 6-8 p.m., at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorial contributions to the Hillsdale Church of the Nazarene.