Obituary

          Eliza “Jean” Antcliff age 75, of Vestaburg passed away, early Friday morning, July 08, 2016 at Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital, Grand Rapids, MI. Eliza was born on November 14, 1940 in Portland, Michigan the daughter of Rubert and Leda (Washburn) Wellman. She was united in marriage to Dean Wrisley on November 5, 1957 in Montcalm County; he preceded her in death on January 10, 1992. Eliza was united in marriage to Michael Antcliff on June 25, 1994 in Vestaburg, Michigan. Jean enjoyed gardening, flowers, canning, camping, and watching the birds. But most of all Jean enjoyed spending time with her family, having get-togethers and baking for them. “She became an angel, so momma, fly high with your wings. We love you and we will miss you dearly.”

            Jean is survived by her loving husband, Mike, of Six Lakes, children; Joanna (Dennis Burns) Wrisley of Edmore, Jimmy Wrisley of Six Lakes, Tim (Patty) Wrisley of Edmore, Carl (Kimberly) Wrisley of Edmore, Kurt (Cherylene) Wrisley of Edmore and Linda Allbee of Vestaburg, step-children; Diana (John Hoitinga) Antcliff of Edmore, Michael (Joy) Antcliff of Alma, Timmy Antcliff of Crystal and J.R. Antcliff of MI, 20 grandchildren; numerous great and great-great grandchildren; 7 sisters; Nancy (George) Dunivon of Mason, MaryAnne Gould of Robertsdale, AL, Bobbi Johnston of Edmore, Ethel Goforth of Riverdale, Lola Beach of Sheridan, Janice (Steven) Payne of Rialto, CA and Paula (Doug) Collins Mohave Valley, AR, several nieces and nephews and her 2 dogs and cat. Jean was preceded in death by her parents; husband Dean and brother Sonny Wellman

            Funeral Services for Jean will take place Monday, July 11, 2016 at 1:00PM at the Ferris Church of Christ, 3443 N. Crystal Rd. Vestaburg, 48891, with Pastor Josh Rude to officiate. Interment to follow in Hill Crest Cemetery, Six Lakes, MI. Visitation will also take place Monday, July 11, 2016 from 12:00PM until the time of service. Those planning a memorial contribution are asked to consider the Wishes of the Antcliff family c/o Mike Antcliff. To share an online condolence please leave a message below.

 

 

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  • Darcie Himmel (Saturday, July 09 16 08:59 am EDT)

    Jean will be missed by all that knew her. Heaven is getting another good mom.

  • The Hubbards (Saturday, July 09 16 09:00 am EDT)

    I'm so sorry to hear of Jeans passing. She will be greatly missed.

  • Paula Wellman/Collins (Saturday, July 09 16 06:58 pm EDT)

    I will forever love Jean in my heart. I have many wonderful memories of our Sister Reunions. Jean lived baking and would always bring her famous Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake. I always looked forward to
    it at our get together S. It wasn't the same if we didn't have it. I love U Jean and know that we will am be together again for our Family Reunion in the sky. Be at peace my dear Sister.

  • Donley/King Families (Sunday, July 10 16 06:21 pm EDT)

    We are so sorry for your loss. She will be missed by many.

  • Janice (Wellman) Payne (Sunday, July 10 16 10:40 pm EDT)

    What a blessing to have had Jean as my sister.She will missed more than words can say.The fun we had playing cards at our sister get together will always be remembered as a happy time. My dear
    beloved sister will be missed by her family and all those who loved her. You are home,say hi to Mom, Dad, and Chuck.You are in my heart foever. You are the blue in the sky. I love you sister.

  • Patty King (Wednesday, July 13 16 10:58 pm EDT)

    I will forever remember Aunt Jean , She was so funny ,I loved playing cards with her , Especially when all of the other aunts played with us. She was forever calling Aunt Lola a cheater. They are
    fond memories that I will cherish forever. Her favorite color was blue. When ever I look at the blue sky I will think of you Aunt Jean. I love you and I will miss your smile and your sense of humor.
    May you rest in peace.

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