Rea Siffring passed peacefully on May 18th after suffering a stroke in the North Carolina mountain home of her Daughter and Son-in-Law, Jenny and Jim Fitzpatrick.

She was surrounded by her family. Having frequently visited the area over the last 30 years with her Husband, Dr. Loren Siffring, this time they came to celebrate their Granddaughter's High School Graduation.
Rea was born in Denver, CO on May 16, 1931 and Moved to Rochester, MI in 1959 where Loren opened a medical practice.
She was an avid bird watcher and traveled often with Loren on bird watching trips.
She was active in her community and her Church. She loved the Lord and her family.
Rea was known for her hospitality. Her home was always welcoming to friends and strangers alike.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Loren, her five children and their spouses, Cory(Laurel), Wendy, Jenny (Jim), Chris (John) and David (Jesus).
She is also survived by 15 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.

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The care of Rea and her family has been entrusted to Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland.
(828) 733-2121

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