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Ima Jean (Winchell) Spahr


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Ima Jean (Winchell) Spahr Obituary
Ima Jean Spahr, 87, of Waldron, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. She was born August 10, 1930 in Concord to John and Ida (Williams) Winchell. Ima Jean was married to George Spahr and he preceded her in death.
Ima Jean was a graduate of the Hillsdale High School Class of 1949 that was featured on the cover of LIFE Magazine. She attended Betzer Community Church, enjoyed square dancing and loved animals. Ima Jean's family was her pride and joy, especially her grand, great-grand and great-great-grandchildren.
Ima Jean is survived by two daughters, Melissa (Richard) Miller of Harrison and Deb (Jim) Gofton of Sanford, Michigan; two sons, Gene (Sabrina) Wilson and Dean (Janine) Wilson both of Hillsdale; nine grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; sister, Judy (George) Sines of Pittsford and her long-time companion, Glen Wilson of Waldron.
In addition to her husband, George, Ima Jean was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter, Nicole Wilson and eight siblings.
Funeral services for Ima Jean Spahr will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Pastor Kim Repp officiating. Interment will follow at Frontier Cemetery. The family will receive friends for visitation from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials are suggested to Salvation Army. Please visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com to leave online condolences.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Oct. 7, 2017
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