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Cherryland Humane Society
1750 Ahlberg Rd.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 946-5116
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Life Story / Obituary


Cheryl M. Cripps 46 of Copemish, passed away on September 13, 2014. Born in Frankfort on March 6, 1968 the daughter of Charles C. Cripps and Irene (Sebeck) Cripps. Cheryl loved being outside tending to her garden, her flowers and playing with her loving dog Angel.

Cheryl is survived by her children; Travis Ojaniemi, Tyler (Alyssa) Ojaniemi and Jordan Carrignan; granddaughter, Hazel; brothers, Fred (Vanessa) of Thompsonville, Mel of Copemish and Abe of Owosso; sisters, Wanda (Richard) Vincent of West Branch, Sandy (Ed) of Escanaba, Tina Toole of Thompsonville, Denise (Ed) Fay of Honor, Mary (Mike) of Owosso and Brenda (Joe) of Escanaba.

She is preceded by her parents; brothers, Charles and William Cripps; nephew, Charles (Bud) Dausey.

Per Cheryl's request no memorial services will be held. A private family graveside burial will take place at a later date in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Owosso, Michigan. Memorial Contributions may be to the Cherryland Humane Society, 1750 Ahlberg Rd. Traverse City, Michigan 49686. Please visit Cheryl's webpage at www.lifestorynet.com to sign the guest book and share a message with her family. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.