MULLIKEN — Cynthia Annette (Ashmore) Eagle, age 56, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at home with her family by her side, following a heroic battle with pancreatic cancer. Cindi was born Oct. 7, 1956, in Traverse City, to Lyle and Winifred (Blissett) Ashmore.
She attended schools in the Grand Traverse area, was a 1974 graduate of Kingsley High School and attended Ferris State College, where she met Michael, the love of her life.
Cindi’s passion was loving and spending time with her 10 beautiful grandchildren. In her free time she loved working in her garden, crocheting various projects for family and friends and indulging in her love of reading.
She was a gentle soul with love in her heart, which was appreciated by all who loved and spent time with her.
Cindi was preceded in death by her father, Lyle Levere Ashmore.
Surviving are her adoring husband, Michael; children, Rebecca (Jason) Eagle-Moore, of Mulliken, Jeremiah (Stacey) Eagle, Thaddeus (Carletta) Eagle, Jacob (Stephanie) Eagle and Melana (Joseph) Burman, all of Grand Ledge, and Zachariah (Meghan) Eagle, of Mulliken; mother, Winifred Ashmore, of Traverse City; sister, Cheryl (Tom) Olds, of Kingsley; brothers, Craig (Sally) Ashmore, of Kingsley, and Christopher (Terry) Ashmore, of Marion; mother-in-law, Dorothy (Larry) Scott; sisters-in-law, Robin Eagle, of Lansing, Dee Ann (Matthew) Kimball, of Centennial, Colo., and Cheri Eagle, of Lansing; brothers-in-law, Terry Eagle, of Lansing, and David McCormick, of Clarksville, Tenn.; 10 grandchildren, Jordan, Arielle, Abigail, Chloe, Alaina, Elizabeth, Hunter, Cora, Zoey and Trevinn; as well as many “adopted” children and grandchildren.
You may visit Cindi on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., at Barker-Leik Funeral Home, M-43, Mulliken; (517) 649-8920. A celebration of her life will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Mulliken Masonic Hall, Ionia St., Mulliken.
In lieu of flowers, we would prefer plantable flowers/plants or you may donate to the American Cancer Society through Cindi’s Relay for Life team, Team Eagle (Grand Ledge Relay for Life).