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Marian Eileen Jewett

March 31, 1926 ~ July 3, 2019 (age 93)

Obituary

Marian Eileen Jewett, age 93, of Battle Creek passed away July 3, 2019 at Reflections Assisted Living Facility in Battle Creek.

Marian was born on March 31, 1926 in Battle Creek to Stewart and Gladys (Wing) Lippen. She graduated from Hamilton High School with the class of 1944. Marian married Donald Warren Jewett on July 26, 1946. They had 2 children and shared 67 years together before Donald's passing in 2013.

Marian worked as a seamstress for Fenstamacker's Fabric Store for several years. She enjoyed teaching sewing classes and making custom draperies. One of Marian's many accomplishments was creating velvet coverings for Mrs. Nixon at the White House. She liked knitting, crocheting, and making doll clothes. Marian enjoyed puzzles, crafting, and gardening. She loved traveling out west with Donald and wintering in Davenport, Florida. Marian was a member of the Westlake Presbyterian Church. She was a kind soul who loved helping others, and having pets around.

Marion is survived by her children, Debbie (Richard) Hoke; and Gary (Christine) Jewett; 6 grandchildren, Jennifer (Derek) Smith, Kevin (Randi) Boyd, Gary (Sarah) Jewett II, April Bass, Richard (Brooke) Hoke, and Heather (Jeramy) Steinbrook; 13 great grandchildren; and sister, Marcia Lippen. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stewart and Gladys Lippen; and husband, Donald Jewett.

Visitation will take place at the Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services, 2838 SW Capital Ave., Battle Creek Chapel on Friday July 5, 2019 from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place at the funeral home on Saturday July 6, 2019 at 11 AM with Pastor Tom Townsend officiating.

Marian will be laid to rest next to her husband in the crypt at Memorial Park Cemetery following the service.

Memorial contributions are requested to the American Alzheimer's Association. Donate online by visiting www.alz.org. Assistance with memorials is also available at the Kempf Family Funeral Home, Battle Creek Chapel.

Visitation

JUL 5. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)

Battle Creek Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
2838 Capital Ave. S.W.
Battle Creek, MI, 49015

Visitation

JUL 5. 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Battle Creek Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
2838 Capital Ave. S.W.
Battle Creek, MI, 49015

Service

JUL 6. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Battle Creek Chapel of Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services
2838 Capital Ave. S.W.
Battle Creek, MI, 49015

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Services

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