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Owen  Charles Meier
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MEIER, Owen Charles - age 101, died Thursday, August 16, 2018 at his residence. Services will be held 11 AM Monday, August 20, 2018 at Fenton United Methodist Church, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton with Pastor Jeff Jaggers officiating. A private interment will be held at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Visitation will be held 2-4 and 6-8 PM Sunday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Fenton Chapel, 1000 W. Silver Lake Rd., Fenton and 10 AM - 11 AM Monday at the church. Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Fenton United Methodist Church. Owen was born October 2, 1916 in Manistee, MI, the son of Charles and Mildred (Sneed) Meier. He was a graduate of Byron High School and attended Eastern Michigan University. Owen married Shirley Morgan on November 21, 1939 in Bancroft and she preceded him in death on August 8, 2007. Owen was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during World War II. He retired from V.G.'s Grocery as a Meat Department Manager in 1984. Owen was active in Fenton Kiwanas and had served on the Building Commission in Fenton. He was very active at Fenton United Methodist Church, singing in the choir and a gospel quartet "The Light". Owen was known by friends as "Rosie" because of his love of roses and at one time had over a 100 rose bushes. He served on the Jackson-Perkin Board for rose testing. Owen loved fishing, he caned chairs and was an avid woodworker. He led "Owen's Bible Study" at Lockwood of Fenton up until his death. Surviving are: three children, Sally (Harlow) Crawford of Clio, Vicki (Harry) Schill of Flint Twp, and Thomas (Carolyn) Meier of Caledonia; seven grandchildren, Julie (Brian) Lovelace, Brian (Sarah) Crawford, Chris (Kristen) Schill, Cari (Tom) Berecz, Calli (Scott) Bradshaw, Amanda (Andy) McCreight, and T.J. (Emily) Meier; 16 great-grandchildren, Zac, Haley, Brock, and Jake Lovelace, Owen Crawford, Mackenzie and Reilly Schill, Isabelle, Ella Jane Berecz, Madison, Ava, and Dominic Bradshaw, Patrick and Oliver McCreight, Brynn and Madelyn Meier. He was preceded in death by: his parents; his wife; two sisters, Vera Maye Hudgins and Eloise Roe; two brothers, Dean and Elwyn Meier. Tributes may be shared at www.sharpfuneralhomes.com


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Visitation

Sunday

19

Aug

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Visitation

Sunday

19

Aug

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sharp Funeral Homes - Fenton Chapel

1000 Silver Lake Road
Fenton, MI 48430

Visitation

Monday

20

Aug

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Fenton United Methodist Church

119 S Leroy St
Fenton, MI 48430

Funeral Service

Monday

20

Aug

11:00 AM
Fenton United Methodist Church

119 S Leroy St
Fenton, MI 48430

Cemetery Details

Location

Great Lakes National Cemetery

4200 Belford Road
Holly, MI 48442


Memorial Contribution

Fenton United Methodist Church

119 S Leroy St
Fenton, MI 48430
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