Aug. 14, 1935 - July 6, 2013
EDWARDSBURG, Mich. - Tenefern Louise "Tina" Edmisten, 77, of Edwardsburg, passed away at 9:25 a.m. Saturday, July 6, 2013, at the home of her daughter.
She was born Aug. 14, 1935, in Grand Rapids to Roland and Carrie (Avery) Clayton. On June 7, 1958, in Grand Rapids, she married Hobey E. Edmisten. He preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 1988, in Three Rivers.
Surviving are three children, Hobey E. Edmisten Jr. of White Pigeon, Carrie (Terry) Smead of Edwardsburg and Ron (Tina) Edmisten of Three Rivers; seven grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four siblings, Bud, Jennie, Doris and Elbert.
Tina enjoyed making jewelry, going to garage sales, shopping and working in her flower garden. She loved cats and birds and, most of all, spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Tina retired in 1997 from Peterson Springs in Three Rivers, where she worked for more than 30 years.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Chapel Hill Church, 14525 Chapel Hill St., Union. A celebration of life service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Pastor Ken Bontrager will officiate. Cremation will take place at Elkhart Cremation Services.
Memorial contributions may be given to Southwestern Michigan Hospice or the American Cancer Society.