Sally Ann Clements, age 56 years of Niles, Michigan died peacefully at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, December 26, 2016 with family around at her home at the end of a long battle against cancer.
She was born on January 9, 1960 at home in Niles to Donald J. and Elvira Mae (Cutler) Riley, Sr. She attended Brandywine Community Schools and has lived here all of her life. She was an employee of 0-1 Bovo Bail Bonds.
Sally enjoyed fishing for salmon at the Pucker Street dam in Niles, and boating. She was well known for her landscaping and decorating, for immaculate housekeeping, and for her homemade chicken and noodles. She loved her pets, especially the Chihuahuas, Kipper and Cena.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and by a daughter, Angela Riley who died on September 7, 2013; and by Sally’s sisters, Eldonna Riley and Mary Sowers.
Survivors include her long-time companion, Gene Wayne Robertson; her children, Jacquelyn Ruth (& Larry Joe) Kirk of Niles, William J. Riley of South Bend, Indiana, and Kellie Gene Robertson of Buchanan, Michigan; grandchildren Austin Liebetrau, Jacob Liebetrau, Kaitlyn RayAnn Cox, Kenny Bowling, Taiten Polly, Jocelyn Dymond, Blayn Riley, Brooklyn Kirk, Gracelyn Kirk, and Angelyn Kirk; and Sally’s siblings, Sandy (& Floyd) Neldon of Niles, LouAnn Miltenberger of South Bend, Gerald Riley of Edwardsburg, Michigan, and Donald J. (& Pauline) Riley, Jr. of Niles; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Sally Ann Clements will be at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 at the Halbritter-Wickens Funeral Home in Niles with Phillip Murphy of The Movement Ministry of Brooklyn, New York officiating. Committal will be private, later, at the Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles. The family will receive relatives and friends beginning at 2:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.