LEROY — Jean Eileen Spurbeck, 74, of LeRoy, died on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2011, at Lakeview Lutheran Manor in Cadillac.

She was born on Oct. 3, 1936, the daughter of John and Florence (Smith) Hixson. She married Sherwood “Woody” Spurbeck on Oct. 8, 1955, in Warren. He preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 2007. Jean was a member of the Evangel Assembly of God in LeRoy. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and traveling.

Jean is survived by her two daughters, Sharon (Gerald) Swisher, Jr., of LeRoy, and Karen (Daniel) Polega of Cadillac; grandchildren, Natasha (Robert) Heck, Shaun (special friend, Sandy) Miller, Joshua (Shawna) Theobald, Magen (special friend, Sam) Theobald, Tiffany (Jeffrey) Allred, Michael (Shannon) Polega, Matt (Rachel) Polega and Mark (Melissa) Polega; great-grandchildren, Cheyenne Heck, Quentin Miller, Devan Courtland, Justin Polega, Izick Lee Miller, Bethanny Polega, Haven Miller, Addison Polega, Wyatt Allred, Christopher Polega and Victoria Heck.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, in the Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home. Pastors Thomas Jeffries and John Proctor will co-officiate services with interment to follow in the Greenwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday in the Fosnaught-Holdship Funeral Home in Marion. Those planning a memorial contribution may wish to consider Michigan Cancer Research Center. To send condolences visit, www.fosnaught-holdship.com.