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Stanley L. Root, Sr.

July 30, 1942 February 23, 2016
Stanley L. Root,  Sr.
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Obituary for Stanley L. Root, Sr.

Stanley Levi Root Sr.

Gladwin, MI

Stanley Levi Root Sr. 73, passed away suddenly February 23, 2016 at West Branch Regional Medical Center following a brief illness. He leaves behind his wife of 54 years, Georgette (Nash) Root; his son, Stanley Levi Root Jr. and Polly of Harrison, his daughter Christine Anita (Root) Ward and John of Grand Rapids, and Chrystal Annette (Root) Swerdan of Gladwin. He was preceded in death by his son Steven Lynn Root. He also leaves behind his grandchildren Megan Schomaker, Amanda Root, Clark Swerdan, Nicholas Ward, Steven Swerdan and Grace Ward; great grandchildren Averie, Monroe and Remington Schomaker. He is survived by his sister Irene (Root) Vlier and brother Ota Root and many close friends.

Born and raised in Harrison, the son of Ira and Christine Root, he was a lifelong resident of Clare and Gladwin Counties. Stan worked at Elmers and retired at the age of 67. He was an avid hunter, fisherman, and enjoyed working on his farm and taking care of his cows and horses. Above all, he loved spending time with his family.

A memorial to celebrate Stan’s life will be planned for a later date. Arrangements were entrusted to Sisson Funeral Home.

Services are being  planned for a later date.


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