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J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home

811 Finley Dr, Albion, MI

OBITUARY

Alice J. Troop

April 19, 1926June 25, 2020

Alice J. Troop, age 94 of Albion passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Evergreen Senior Care Center in Springfield. She was born in Springport, MI on April 19, 1926 the daughter of Vern and Anna (Verlie) Leightner. On July 4, 1947, Alice was united in marriage to Albert Troop in Angola, IN and he preceded her in death on July 6, 2011 after 64 years of marriage. Alice had been a resident of Albion since 1948. She started out a homemaker for her husband and children, but later drove school bus for Albion Public Schools retiring in 1988. She enjoyed knitting and traveling, was a member of the American Legion Ladies Auxillary, MARSP (Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel) and former player of the Albion Merchant Softball Team. In addition to her husband, Albert, Alice was also preceded in death by her parents, 2 brothers: Alfred Leightner and Lynwood Leightner, 5 sisters: Crystal Trine, Virginia Smith, Ella Fausz, Mary Hadden, and Josephine Holt. Alice leaves to cherish her memory, daughter, Brenda Nicely of Albion, son, Archibald (Connie) Troop of Baldwin, MI, 4 grandchildren: Michael (Kristan) Hammond, Orran Hammond (Erin Piepkow), Besty Marshall, Matthew Troop, 7 great-grandchildren: Tiffany (Derek) Cornwell, Skyelar (Matthew) Ebert, Bryar Hammond, Brayden Hammond, Reyse Hammond, Sebastian Marshall, Cheyenne Marshall, and 1 great-great granddaughter: Evie Cornwell. Alice’s family will visitors on Thursday, July 2, 2020 beginning at 2PM at J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Dr., Albion. A Graveside service will follow immediately in Albion Memory Gardens at 3PM with Pastor Allen Henson officiating. Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online messages of condolence, please visit www.kevintiddfuneralhome.com

Services

  • Visitaion

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Alice J. Troop

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Cyndi McCain

July 8, 2020

I knew Alice while working in the Albion School System. Her wonderful and caring daughter is a very good friend. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. God has gotten another angel in Heaven.

Dolores Manthei

June 30, 2020

I drove school bus over 20 yrs. with Alice, she loved that job and we

had many good times, we was like a family all the drivers.

We would get to work early so we could talk about the day

and maybe go to breakfast and talk about the kids.

My prayers are with her family.

Dolores Manthei

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY