Escanaba, MILillian E. Stoneclift, age 89, of 3610 8th Avenue South, Escanaba, MI, passed away Wednesday July 25, 2012 at the Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba where she was a patient for the past four days.
Lillian was born February 2, 1923 in Hibbing, MN the daughter of Einar and Anna (Beseth) Stendahl. She lived in Norway, MI as a very little girl. She was raised in Escanaba where she was a 1941 graduate of Escanaba High School. Following graduation, Lillian worked in Ludington, MI as a bookkeeper for the Ludington News Newspaper. During WW II she was an inspector in an airplane factory in Lower Michigan.
In October of 1944, Lillian was united in marriage to Clarence Stoneclift. They made their home in Danforth where they owned and operated the Stoneclift Dairy Farm from 1944 to 1958.
Lillian was a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Escanaba. Her hobbies included line dancing, walking, reading, and watching the news and educational television shows. She loved going to California and Vegas to visit with her niece Linda. Lillian especially enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.