2017-12-07 / Obituaries

Walter Allen Sherwood

Walter Allen Sherwood, 83, Hough­ton Lake, died Nov. 30, 2017, in Gray­ling.

In accordance with his wishes, cre­mation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at Houghton Lake United Methodist Church Saturday, Dec. 9, at noon, with a luncheon to follow at the church. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Christ­ler Funeral Home, Prudenville Chapel, is handling the arrangements.

He was born July 23, 1934, to Alva and Margaret Mae (Lancaster) Sherwood in McBride. He married Leo­na Lawrence in December, 1974.

He graduated from Edmore High School in 1952 and went on to become a licensed electrician. He spent 40 years working for General Electric and Hitachi Magnetics in Edmore, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Houghton Lake United Methodist Church and enjoyed fishing, traveling, woodworking, gar­dening, watching wildlife and spending time with friends and family.

He enjoyed meeting people and was loved by everyone he met.

Preceding him in death were his parents; daughter, Terri Lyn Cramton; and 11 brothers and sisters.

Surviving are his wife of 43 years, Leona; daughters, Susan Pung, LuAnne (David) Cooper and Lori (Ron) Zordell; three grandsons, David and Lucas Cramton and Justin Pung; two great- grandchildren, Tyler and Jenna Cramton; sister, Eva Bilello; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to Houghton Lake United Methodist Church.

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