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Eliza Ann Owl
9/1/2022 8:09:00 AM - Final Journey

OWL, ELIZA ANNE, age 66, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away

Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at her home.

Funeral Services for Eliza will be held at Clark Family

Funeral Chapel on Friday, September 2, 2022, at 3 p.m. with

Benjamen Evers officiating. Interment will follow at Denver

Township Cemetery. A luncheon will take place at the Tribal

Gym immediately after burial. The family will receive

friends at the funeral chapel on Thursday from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Memorial

contributions may be made to for Anishnaabeg Child and Family Services Foster

Care Program. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.

Eliza was born in Rosebush, Michigan, February 1, 1956, daughter of Fred and

Frances (Altiman) Neyome. Eliza was a member of Saginaw Chippewa Indian

Tribe and worked for them for over 20 years in various positions. She retired in

February 2021 . Eliza worked in various positions throughout Anishnaabeg Child

and Family Services, behavioral health, and youth treatment centers. She

impacted countless numbers of lives throughout her life. Eliza was passionate

about her heritage; she was a cultural leader and teacher, loved beading and was

voted best fry bread within the tribe. She advocated for domestic violence and

ran a shelter in Canada for almost 10 years.

Eliza is survived by her children Frances (Darren) McGraw of Manitoulin Island,

Canada, Melissa Owl (Jim Fulger) of Mt. Pleasant, Allan "Pete" (Alicia) Owl, Jr.

of Mt. Pleasant, Derrick Owl (Kristi Butler) of Mt. Pleasant; 11 grandchildren

Tahsheenah, Chase, Aleigha, Max, Kashtin, Alex, Blake, Jordanna, Lyric, Paul,

Isaac; 13 great-grandchildren; sister Genevieve Chippeway (Robert Oonie

Bennett) of Mt. Pleasant; and special friend Ronald Kwiatkowski of Weidman.

Eliza was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Eva and Anita; and daughter

Jennifer Owl.

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