Esther Arlene Nissley, age 67, of Burr Oak, Michigan passed away Friday
February 19, 2010 at her home.
She was born October 6, 1942 in Sturgis, Michigan a daughter of the late
Edwin and Mary (Hochstedler) Chupp.
Mrs. Nissley resided in the Sturgis and Burr Oak area her whole life. On
June 12, 1966 she married Glenn Nissley at the Oak Grove Amish Mennonite
Church in Centreville, Michigan.
She owned and operated with her husband Nissley Disposal in Burr Oak.
She was a home maker and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.
Mrs. Nissley was a member of the Rosewood Fellowship Church in
She enjoyed the outdoors and gardening and truly loved helping others.
Her greatest joy was the times she was surrounded by her family
especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband of 43 years, Glenn, Two Daughters;
Elaine (Daryl) Chupp of Sturgis and Ellen (Nelson) Miller of Burr Oak,
Two Sons; Galen (Gloria) Nissley of Millersburg, Indiana and Gary (Tina)
Nissley of Shipshewana, Indiana, 15 Grandchildren and expecting her 16
Grandchild, One Sister; Mary Ellen (John) Miller of Burr Oak and many
nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two infant brothers; Alvin
The family will receive friends from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 P.M. Sunday
and Monday at the Calvary Chapel, 66969 N. Centerville Rd., Sturgis, MI
49091 (the corner of N. Centerville and Wait Roads.). Funeral services
will be held at 1:00 P.M. Tuesday at Calvary Chapel officiated by the
Home Ministry. Burial will follow the service at Rosewood Fellowship
Cemetery in Shipshewana.
The *Hackman Family Funeral Homes – Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St.,
Sturgis, MI 49091, 269-651-2331* is handling the arrangements.
The family suggests those wishing to make a memorial donation in Mrs.
Nissley’s memory consider the Christian Aid Ministries – Haiti Fund,
P.O. Box 360, Berlin, Ohio 44610.