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Jennie "Babe" Anne Goff, 89, of Acme, passed away Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at the Grand Traverse Pavilions.
Jennie was born on Oct. 2, 1927 in Grand Rapids to the late Glen and Anna (DuPerron) Plucker. She married Walter "Shorty" Goff on Sept. 15, 1947 in Traverse City.
Jennie worked for Woolsworths for over 17 years in all the different departments.
She enjoyed gardening, going to the casino, knitting and beer.
She was a previous member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary and the Bethlehem Lutheran Church.
Most importantly, Jennie loved her family. She was a beautiful woman with a great smile who truly loved her cookies. Her sense of humor will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Surviving Jennie are her daughter, Sandy (Dan) Vipond; grandchildren, Jeremiah, Jordan (Ashley), Jennie (Peter) Fay and Josh (Janice); great-grandchildren, Payton, Mallory, Mary Cait, Piper, Danielle and Britney; nephews, Edwin (Gina) Worm, Mike (Darlene) Worm, Robert (Debbie) Worm and Danny (Cindy) Worm; special cookie nurse, Carol Ann Long; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Jennie was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Betty Worm.
The family wishes to thank the beautiful staff at the Pavilions and Heartland Hospice.
A graveside service will take place at the Acme Township Cemetery on Friday, May 26, at 11 a.m. Pastor Paul Busekist will officiate. A luncheon will follow at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1050 Peninsula Dr., Traverse City, beginning at 11:45 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the family so they may disperse them as they wish.
Kindly share thoughts and memories with Jennie's family at www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com.
Published on May 25, 2017
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