Sweet Baby Jade Jean Townsend, infant daughter of Nicholas and Allison (McKibbin) Townsend was born and passed away on 1/12/2022, after her short battle with Trisomy 18.
Jade was born a Hero, as she graciously donated to Michigan Gift of Life and The University of Maryland Brain and Tissue Bank. Jade gave her parents the best gift of all, the titles of Mom and Dad.
In addition to her parents, Jade is survived by her Grandparents; Wayne Townsend, Rodney and Elaine McKibbin, Great Grandmother Donna McKibbin, Aunt and Uncle Courtney Townsend and Nick Chenard, Aunt Ashley McKibbin, Cousin Stella Chenard, along with many other Great Aunts and Uncles, Cousins, and extended families.
Jade was preceded in death by her Grandmother Donna Townsend, Great Grandparents; Frances and Dale Mogg, Arlene and Wayne Townsend, Norma and Gerald Malone and Jerry McKibbin.
A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Richland Township Cemetery, Hemlock.
The family would like to especially thank Dr. Christopher Oravitz, his staff, and the entire staff of the Obstetrics Unit of St. Joseph Hospital in Tawas, MI for their compassionate care and unwavering support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Trisomy 18 Foundation at Trisomy18.org