Celebrating the life of Grenvul "Buck" W. Southwell
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Mr. Southwell 85 passed away Sunday November 27, 2011 at Mid-Michigan Medical Center following a brief illness. He was born in Wayne County on September 24, 1926 to the late William & Carrie (Body) Southwell. He married the former Eleanor McWilliams on December 20, 1947 in Mt. Pleasant, She preceded him in death in May of 2010. Buck was a veteran of the Army serving in the Korean War, retired from Michigan Bell Telephone Co in 1982 and member of the Eagles 3292, the Mid-Forest Lodge of Prudenville, Gladwin Historical Society and the Rotary Club.
He is survived by his children, Calvin (Beth) Southwell of Prudenville, MI; Peggy (Andrew) Miceli of Gladwin, MI; Dawn West & special friend Michael Christenson of Bay City, MI and Pamela Southwell of Gladwin, MI. 10 Grandchildren, Stacey Southwell, Amy Citko, Casey Cadieux, Cory Cadieux, Kevin West, Colleen McCarthy, Sara Miceli-Sorensen, Anthony Miceli, Ebon Simmons and Pamela (P.J.) Simmons. 9 great grandchildren, Zachery, Neal, Maura, Claire, Sofia, Ella, Sydney, Aisia Dre and Phoenix Thomas; a sister Carolyn (Leo) Asch of Gladwin; 2 brothers Ronald Joyce Southwell of Prudenville and Vance (Jackie) Southwell of Beaverton.
Memorial services will Friday December 16, 2011 at 11 am from Sisson Funeral Home with Military Honors and inurnment will be in Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday from 9am until time of services. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Gladwin United Way
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