Michele “Shelle” Ann (Stutesman) Grant, age 54, of Three Rivers, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Three Rivers Health following a short courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Three Rivers, MI. on November 16, 1954 the daughter of Bill and Jeanette (Carreggio) Stutesman.
Shelly graduated from Three Rivers High School with the class of 1972. She was for many years a beautician and stylist for in the Three Rivers area. She is a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Shelly was an excellent cook and truly loved her family, especially all of her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her father, Bill Stutesman, and one brother, Thomas Stutesman.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving family, one son, Nicholas Grant, of Grand Rapids; parents, Jeanette and James “Jimmy” DalPonte, of Three Rivers, four brothers, Paul (Connie) Stutesman, of Three Rivers, Mark (Patty) and Scott (Carmen) DalPonte, both of Georgia, and Jon (Cindy) DalPonte, of Constantine; step-mother, Julie Stutesman several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 24, 2009 at the Hohner Funeral Home, with Rosary Service at 7:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, with Fr. Mark Vyverman and Monsignor Mike Hazard officiating.
Interment will be held in Riverside Cemetery, Three Rivers.
Memorials may be donated to the Immaculate Conception Educational Trust Fund. Envelopes available at the funeral home and church.