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Alison Furlow

Alison Furlow

Friday, January 6th, 1928 Wednesday, May 8th, 2019

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Obituary

Obituary for Alison G. Furlow (Goodman)

Kingsford-Alison G. Furlow, age 91, of Kingsford, Mich., passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at ManorCare Nursing & Rehab., Kingsford, Mich.

She was born January 6, 1928 in Iron Mountain, Mich., daughter of the late Daniel and Evelyn (Browning) Goodman. Alison was a lifetime resident of Iron Mountain and a graduate of Iron Mountain High School, class of 1946. She went on to receive her BA degree from Carleton College and an MA degree in Education from Northern Michigan University. Alison was honored to be elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society from Carleton College, Northfield, Minn. From 1964 until 1989, Alison taught English in the Iron Mountain Public School System. She was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma, the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel, Friends of the Library, and the Michigan Education Association.

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Furlow (Larry McCann), Edina, Minn., and Barbara Furlow, Rochester, Minn.; six grandchildren, Paul Furlow (Jennie Keller), Stephanie (Furlow) Scholz (Jon Scholz), Thomas and Peter McCann, and Nathan and MaryJo Ekhoff; one niece, Jane Juchemich and her children/grandchildren; two nephews, Bill Kauper (Patty) and Dan Kauper (Jan Manthey); one daughter-in-law, Laurie Furlow; and two great-grandchildren, Will Furlow and Scotland Scholz.

In addition to her parents, Alison was preceded in death by one son, Scott Furlow; and one sister, Helen Ruth Kauper. Her family smiles to think of her joy at being reunited with them.

Visitation will be Saturday, July 6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, Mich. A Celebration of Life Service will be Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain, Mich.

In accordance with Alison’s wishes, memorials may be made in her name to the Iron Mountain High School General Scholarship Fund.

You may leave a condolence or tribute for Alison’s family online at www.JacobsFuneralHomes.com

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, Mich. to honor Alison’s legacy of life.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, July 6th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:30am
    Jacobs Funeral Home- Iron Mountain
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
    Iron Mountain, Michigan
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    Saturday, July 6th, 2019
    10:00am - 11:30am
  • Service

    Saturday, July 6th, 2019 | 11:30am
    Jacobs Funeral Home
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
    IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
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    Saturday, July 6th, 2019
    11:30am
  • Interment

    Cemetery Park
    Cedar Avenue
    IRON MOUNTAIN, MI
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Your Friends, Susan and Dale Berns sent flowers to the family of Alison G. Furlow (Goodman).
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Your Friends, Susan and Dale Berns sent flowers to the family of Alison G. Furlow (Goodman).
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Your Friends, Susan and Dale Berns

Susan and Larry, We are thinking of you! Sending thoughts of Peace.
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Your Friends, Susan and Dale Berns purchased flowers for the family of Alison Furlow.
Comment | Posted at 02:24pm via Floral Arrangements
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Melissa Porta

Your mom graduated from high school with my mother and later became my 7th grade English teacher. She had a calm and steady presence in the classroom. Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss.
Melissa Porta
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Melissa Porta

Your mom graduated from high school with my mother and later became my 7th grade English teacher. She had a calm and steady presence in the classroom. Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss.
Melissa Porta
Comment | Posted at 11:30am via Condolence
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Patricia Wyffels and David Katkov

Sending our love to Susan, Barb and family. Alison was a wonderful woman, mother, educator, seeker of knowledge, and a friend to many people. With fond memories, all our love, Pat and David
Comment | Posted at 04:22pm via Condolence
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Susan Furlow

Thank you so much Pat and Dave. You were both very dear to her. xoxo
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