Jill Ann Marshall, age 61, of Clare, passed away on Saturday, August 30, at MidMichigan Medical Center in Clare. She was born the daughter of Ralph and Doris (Ramey) Ackerman on September 22, 1952. She married Alan R. Marshall on June 3, 1977 in Clare and he preceded her in death on January 16, 2005. Jill was a member of the Clare United Methodist Church. She had been a second grade teacher in the Farwell Schools for 20 years, retiring in Oct. 2012. Her latest hobby was “Grandbabies”.
Survivors include her daughters, Katie (Jason) Jenkins of Coleman and Kristie Murray (Klint Bailey) of Clare, her four grandchildren, Alyssa & Kyle, and Henry & Max. Along with her husband, Al, she was preceded in death by her mother and father, her mother and father in-law, her brother Joseph Ackerman, sister-in-law Kim Ackerman, and brother in-law Raymond «Buck» Marshall.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 11:oo AM from the Clare United Methodist Church with Pastor John Kasper officiating. Burial will be in the Cherry Grove Cemetery. Friends may meet with her family on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the Clare Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM. Memorials may be directed to Clare United Methodist Church Childcare Center. If you are unable to attend, you are invited to send the family an online condolence message at www.stephenson-wyman.com