Jan Anstey, 79, of Stevensville, passed on June 24, 2019

Jan Anstey, 79, of Stevensville, passed on Monday, June 24, 2019, at Spectrum Lakeland Health after battling Multiple Sclerosis for half her life.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 11:30 AM at Starks & Menchinger Chapel, 2650 Niles Rd. Burial will be at Hickory Bluff Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 10:30 AM until time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Those wishing to leave a condolence online may do so at www.starks-menchinger.com.

Jan was born on November 20, 1939, to Orville & Mabel Dwan in St. Joseph. She graduated from St. Joseph High School in 1958. On August 20, 1960, Jan married the love of her life Donald Anstey. Jan enjoyed working at Dales Donuts and the Berrien Teachers Credit Union. She was active in planning activities for the class of 1958. She enjoyed her family trips to Colorado. Most of all, Jan loved to spend her time with her family, especially taking her grandkids to get ice cream in downtown St. Joseph.

Jan is survived by her husband of 58 years, Donald Anstey of Stevensville, Bill (Michele) Anstey of Kentwood, MI, Carol (Richard) Swiss of Safety Harbor, FL and John (Diane) Anstey of Stevensville; grandchildren, Derek Anstey, Annie Anstey, Sara Anstey and Katie Anstey; and brother Edwin (Elizabeth) Dwan of Dowagiac.

Jan was preceded in death by her parents, Orville & Mabel Dwan.

The family would like to thank Spectrum Lakeland Health, Pine Ridge & Caretel for the loving care they provided to Jan during her illness. 

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