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Loretta Lynn Sivley

November 1, 1964 - March 3, 2019

In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place and there will be a gathering to celebrate Loretta’s life on Saturday March 16, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Southside Church of the Nazarene located at 752 Denway Drive in Kalamazoo. Memorials may be made to Gift of Life, c/o the funeral home.

Age 54, passed away at Bronson Methodist Hospital on Sunday, March 3, 2019. She was born in Kalamazoo on November 1, 1964, the daughter of the late Carl and Shirley (Hannah) Dobbins Jr. On October 26, 1985, she married Lloyd E. Sivley who preceded her in passing in 2018. She was also preceded in passing by a sister, Shirley. Loretta was a gentle and quiet woman. She was very artistic and creative and enjoyed making her own jewelry. She had a reserved spirit which made her a good listen and joy to know. She loved her family and will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her only daughter, Loretta (Willard) Ermel; siblings, John, Pauline, Sarah, Sally and Marty; nieces, nephews and friends.