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Eleanore Jean Califf

June 26, 1928 May 20, 2020
Eleanore Jean Califf
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Eleanore Jean (Nicholes) Califf, 91 of Grant, passed away Wednesday, May 20, 2020. She is the widow of Herbert Elton Califf. She married Herbert Califf July 9, 1949, and later had two daughters: Sandra and Darlene. They later moved to Florida for 14 years for Herbs health and when his health started failing considerably they moved back to Michigan and made residence with their oldest daughter, Sandra Califf, Bridgeton, Michigan. Herb preceded her in death July 27, 2007. Eleanore was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother, who worked hard to help support her family. She is survived by her daughter Sandra (Butch) Califf, three grandchildren: Herbert (Jenn) Welch, Jennifer Kay Welch, Michelle (Brown) Shively; 10 great-grandchildren, and 8 great- great - grandchildren. Eleanore's wish was to be cremated and laid to rest in Bridgeton cemetery where she will continue to celebrate life and reunite with those that preceded her in heaven: her late husband Herbert Califf, daughter Darlene (Califf) Rae Brown, grandson James Michael Brown, brothers: Harley, Muriel, Harvey, and Carl Nicholes, and a sister Dorothy Owens. In honor of Eleanor and all others that have or are battling Alzheimer, please consider contributing to the Alzheimer’s Association Fund. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

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Event Information

Cremation has taken place.

Cemetery Details


Bridgeton Township Cemetery Final Resting Place

5501 W. 118th St.
Grant, MI 49327

5501 W. 118th St. Grant 49327 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

564 S. Main St. Suite 200
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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