Visitation: Thursday, July 12, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Funeral: Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. from the funeral home. Burial to follow at Sherwood Cemetery.
Memorials: In Lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the Colon Township Library Kids Summer Reading Program. Folders will be available at the funeral home.
Nancy Fay West age 92 of Colon passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.
Nancy was born July 25, 1925 in Jackson, MI a daughter to the late Harry A. and Letha Fay (Freeland) Murphy.
Nancy had lived most all of her life in Colon, graduating from Colon High School with the Class of 1945.
On March 8, 1944 she married Arthur (Bud) West in Three Rivers, he preceded her in death on August 29, 2016.
Nancy had worked for the Colmers Company in Colon for 47 years, from 1958 till her retirement in 2005. Nancy enjoyed crocheting, restoring old furniture but most of all loved time spent with her family, especially her grand and great grandchildren,
She is survived by one son Patrick (Rolene) West of Colon, Twelve grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her husband Bud, she was preceded in death by two sons David and James West, five sisters, Marieta Reed, Willadean Smith, Jean Delp, Joyce Brandt, and Clivious Murphy, two brothers, Gerald J. Murphy, and infant Jack, two infant great granddaughters, Lyndsay and Leah West.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. A funeral service celebrating the life of Nancy West will be held Friday, July 13, 2018 at 11:00 A.M at the funeral home with Rev. David J. Farrell officiating. Burial will follow at Sherwood Cemetery in Sherwood, MI. If desired the family suggest memorials be made in memory of Nancy to the Colon Township Library, Childrens Summer Reading Program.