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Irish Nanette (Davis) Califf Kritcher

July 17, 1932 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 88)


Iris Nanette Davis Califf Kritcher age, 88 of Boyne City passed April 11, 2021.

Nan as she was known to her family and friends was born July 17th, 1932 in Charlevoix County the daughter of Max and Naomi (Pickel) Davis.  She graduated from Boyne City High School in 1950 and later moved to Muskegon and attended Muskegon School of Business and earned a Stenographers Degree.

On February 26, 1955 Nan married Louis Califf in Boyne City.  They had one daughter Denise.  On October 2, 1976 Nan married Lester “Buster” Kritcher who preceded her in death in October of 1979.

Nan worked at Sealed Power in Muskegon where she learned IBM and later at Courter Electric, now Honeywell, in Boyne City in the Data Processing Dept. as a computer operator key puncher for twenty-five years until her retirement in 1992.

Nan is survived by her two sisters Sue Miller of Walkerville and Maxine (Gerry) Argetsinger of East Jordan; daughter Denise Califf of Boyne City; three grandsons Rick Lundy, Jr. of Srping Hill, Kansas, Christopher and Steven of East Jordan and granddaughter Lesley (Joshua) Zbyradowski of Gettysburg, PA; four great grandchildren Bradley, Aria, Lucas, Vanessa Lundy of Boyne City and East Jordan; first husband and friend Lou Califf; also serval nieces and nephews and their families.

Nan loved to garden, playing cards, Bingo, scrapbooking, crocheting, quilting, some traveling, watching the Detroit Tigers and NASCAR were a couple of her favorite TV shows.

At her request Nan’s body was donated to the University of Michigan Anatomical Donation Program for the purpose of genatric anatomical study.

Memorials may be directed to the Charlevoix County Humane Society.

A celebration of Life will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, July 17th at Stackus Funeral Home in Boyne City.

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Memorial Service
July 17, 2021

11:00 AM
Stackus Funeral Home
417 Elm Street
Boyne City, MI 49712

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