2017-04-20 / Obituaries

Arnold Sasson ‘Arnie’ Austin

Arnold Sasson “Arnie” Austin, 68, Houghton Lake, died April 8, 2017, in Grayling.

Cremation has taken place. A Cel­ebration of Life service will be held this summer.

He was born Dec. 29, 1948, in Ma­son, to the late Jarred and Margaret Aus­tin. He and his wife, Carol, were married Jan. 10, 1970, in Eaton Rapids. She also preceded him in death.

Mr. Austin moved to Houghton Lake in 1991. He worked as an excavating contractor for most of his life. His hob­bies included racing motorcycles, hunt­ing, fishing and hanging out with his good friends. He will be missed by those who knew him.

Surviving are his son, Phillip Austin of Houghton Lake; daughter, Julie Walk­er of Florida; grandsons, Preston Jones and Phillip Austin Jr.; and granddaugh­ter, Marquesa Walker.

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