Angela Stickney, of Niles

Published 9:13 am Thursday, November 12, 2015

July 4, 1961 — Nov. 8, 2015

Angela Stickney, 54, of Niles, went to sing with the Angels on, Sunday, November 8, 2015, at Lakeland Community Hospital in Niles, Michigan.

Angela Stickney

Angela Stickney

Angela was a strong Christian woman who devoted her life to her family and community. She had a strong passion to teach gymnastics to children of all ages, for more than 25 years. Angela had the voice of an Angel and enjoyed singing especially in the praise and worship team at church. She will be remembered most by her unconditional love for everyone.

She leaves to cherish her memory; her parents, Roy and Delores (Crank) Rich; her husband, Nathan Stickney; daughters, Stephanie Simpson, Melissa Simpson, Suzanne (Chad) McGinnis, Abigail Stickney, Jamie Rix; son, Jonathan Stickney; sisters, Sherry Brewer, Teresa (Jeff) Gollnick, Brenda (Allen) Coulson; brother, Roy (Deanna) Rich Jr. and 10 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her former husband of 18 years; Terry Simpson.

Those wishing to make a memorial contribution may do so in Angela’s honor to The American Cancer Association.

A time of visitation will be held at Brown Funeral Home on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A private family service will be held at a later date.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Niles.