- March 31, 1922 - February 29, 2012
- Benton Harbor, Michigan
of Noreen's Passing
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Norian that was a wonderful person, she was the best and will be missed by all of the people whose lives she touched
1 of 12 | Posted by: Bob wolf - swanee geo., GA
“I am so deeply sorry for your loss. Sending healing hugs to Shelley & family.
2 of 12 | Posted by: Nancy Sells Puffer - Grand Rapids, MI
“Dear Scott, Rory, Terri, and Shelley,
Im so sad and sorry to hear about your moms passing.
Noreen was a wonderful lady and truly I thought of...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Tom Wolf - stevensville, MI
“My deepest sympathy to Noreen's family. I worked with Noreen, Shelley, and Terrie at Wolf's many, many years ago. You are all in my prayers.
4 of 12 | Posted by: Suzanne Post Herbig - Kent City, , MI
“I love you and no wild parties
5 of 12 | Posted by: Shelley - Daughter
“Dear Ives Family,
I remember Mrs. Ives always welcoming everyone into her home. And I mean everyone! at the same time!!... and every day!!!! She had...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Anderson - CA - Friend
“To the Family Of Mrs. Ives .
I was deeply saddened by the news of the passing of one of my favorite ladies, She was always a warm and caring...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Sonny Bowens - Battle Creek, MI
“I am sorry for the loss of your mother. My prayers are with all of you.
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kathy Sink Blanchard - Coloma, MI
“I was sorry to hear that Noreen had passed away. I worked with her when Wolf's was over on Pipestone in Benton Harbor. We were like a big family and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Sellers - Anchorage, AK
“Noreen, Ken, and the kids lived across the street from us on McAlister St. I started babysitting, over the years, Noreen became a friend and a...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: MJ Stewart - Aurora, CO - Friend
“To the memory of a wonderful friend.We have know this precious lady for more than 40 years and we have grown to love her dearly. She made the stay...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: henry and kathy schilke - MI
“You and your family will be in my prayers
12 of 12 | Posted by: Steven Warmbein - White Cloud, MI
Noreen Ives, 89, of Benton Harbor, passed away Wednesday, February 29, 2012 at Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph.
Friends may visit from 1:30 P.M. until 2:30 P.M. Monday, March 5, 2012 at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd., St. Joseph. Inurnment will follow at North Shore Memory Gardens. Memorials may be made to Hospice at Home or the Berrien County Cancer Service. Those wishing to share a memory of Noreen online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com.
Noreen was born March 31, 1922 in Benton Harbor, MI to Roy & Jeannette (Pino) Kimball. She graduated from Benton Harbor High School. On June 17, 1948 she married Kenneth Ives in South Bend. Noreen worked for Wolf's Super Market as a bookkeeper for many years. Noreen was an avid Cubs fan. When she was not watching the Cubs, she enjoyed reading, crosswords, word searches, and spending time with her family, especially, her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Noreen is survived by her children Terri (Philip) Larsen of Benton Harbor, MI, Shelley Toffelmire of New Buffalo, MI, Scott (Katie) Ives of Maple Grove, MN, and Rory (Marian) Ives of Deptford, NJ; seven grandchildren Rory (Kim) Ives Jr., Scott (Amy) Ives II, Jason (Jamie) Ives, Kenny Toffelmire, DJ Toffelmire, Kristopher (Katherine) Larsen and Katie Larsen; three great grandchildren Kamy Ives, Rory Ives III, and Addison Ives. Noreen was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers Robert Kimball and George Kimball, son-in-law Jerry Toffelmire.