Ivan Powell Obituary
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Ivan E. Powell

April 21, 1933 - October 19, 2012
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Obituary Notice Ivan E. Powell, 79, of Tekonsha, passed away Friday, October 19, 2012 in Marshall. He was born April 21, 1933 in Marshall to Gerald and Armetta (Thompson) Powell. He married Elaine M. Davis, October 15, 1955 in Tekonsha and recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. She survives. Ivan lived most of his life in the Tekonsha area. He worked for Grand Trunk Railroad in Battle Creek for 33 years. He is survived by his wife; Elaine, daughter; Deborah Jane (Byron) Ellison, son; Randy Eugene (Mary) Powell, daughter; Annette Gayle (Bruce) Nelson, grandson; Michael Lynn Duckham, Jr., Granddaughters; Ashley Elaine...
Obituary Notice

Ivan E. Powell, 79, of Tekonsha, passed away Friday, October 19, 2012 in Marshall. He was born April 21, 1933 in Marshall to Gerald and Armetta (Thompson) Powell. He married Elaine M. Davis, October 15, 1955 in Tekonsha and recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. She survives.
Ivan lived most of his life in the Tekonsha area. He worked for Grand Trunk Railroad in Battle Creek for 33 years.
He is survived by his wife; Elaine, daughter; Deborah Jane (Byron) Ellison, son; Randy Eugene (Mary) Powell, daughter; Annette Gayle (Bruce) Nelson, grandson; Michael Lynn Duckham, Jr., Granddaughters; Ashley Elaine Duckham, Jordyn Anne Reynolds, sisters; Maxine (Chuck) Dornton, Wanda (Chuck) Sanford, Linda Babbit and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ivan took care of his family and he was a friend to all. Ivan enjoyed working in the yard. He loved watching the Detroit Tigers, playing cards, and Bingo.
Visitation will be Monday, October 22, 2012 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Putnam's of Tekonsha. Funeral services will take place Tuesday, October 23, 2012 at 1:00 p.m.at the First Baptist Church of Tekonsha with Rev. Dr. Morris Anderson officiating.
Memorial contributions may be given to the family.



The family was assisted by Putnam's of Tekonsha 517-767-4114.

"Dear Elaine and family, we were so sorry to hear of Ivans passing. We hope your wonderful memories will help you get through this difficult time. We have..." Terry & Penny Sievers (Marshall, MI)

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