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SCRIVENER, Herbert "Herb" - Age 91, of Durand, died Thursday, June 15, 2017. Funeral services will be held 11AM Saturday, June 24, at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek. Burial will follow in Sharp Cemetery, Deerfield, Township. Pastor John Walworth officiating. Visitation will be held 10AM until time of the service on Saturday. Herbert was born March 4, 1926, in Four Corners, Michigan (South of Flint), the son of the late Louis and Flossie (Burge) Scrivener. Mr. Scrivener married Evelyn Richardson on August 10, 1946. Together they raised two children Connie and Terry. She preceded him in death on December 16, 1970. He later married Margaret Shier on October 18, 1974, and she preceded him in death on November 26, 2008. Herb served his country in the Army Air Corp during WWII. He was a hard worker, always proud of being able to support his family working
as an engineer for Grand Trunk Railroad, retiring in 1986. He was honored to receive Durand's Railroad Person of the Year award in 2008. In retirement, he enjoyed many years of traveling, camping, cruises and spending winters in Florida. Herb also enjoyed golfing, gardening and owned and piloted his personal aircraft for several years. Surviving are: daughter, Connie Schultz of TX; son, Terry (Linda) Scrivener of Swartz Creek; step-son, Jack (Pam) Shier;
several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brother, Oscar Dodder; many nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his son-in-law Jon Schultz, a grandson, a great-grandson and his brothers, William, James, Albert and Amos. Online condolences may be posted on the obituaries page of

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel

8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

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11:00 AM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Miller Road Chapel

8138 Miller Road
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

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Sharp Cemetery

Mack Road (South of Center Rd.)
Deerfield Township, MI 48843


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