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Ellen Jean Bigford

February 8, 1930 October 8, 2020
Ellen Jean Bigford
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Obituary for Ellen Jean Bigford

Ellen J. Bigford, of Grand Ledge, MI, passed away at home on October 8, 2020. She was born February 8, 1930 in Portland, MI, daughter of Sylvester and Bernita (Simmons) Dutcher. Ellen was a talented artist at oil painting; loved animals and traveling, wintering in Apache Junction, AZ, visiting her daughter in Jacksonville, FL, and walking on the beach.

She is survived by her sons, Greg (Dorisann) of Lansing, Mark (Tami) of Grand Ledge, daughter Jeanne (Donald) Hunt of Novi; 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and her special friend and companion, dog Zoe. She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Richard, brother William Dutcher and sister Marilyn Balderson.

Private family services will be held. For those wishing, contributions may be made to the Capital Area Humane Society, 7095 W. Grand River Ave., Lansing, MI 48906, in memory of Ellen Bigford. The family is being served by the Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge.

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