Glenn “Stan” Stanley Roomsburg
Glenn "Stan" Stanley Roomsburg, age 93 of Blanchard passed away on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at Woodland Hospice in Mt. Pleasant. Stan was born on June 5, 1920 in Blanchard (Millbrook Township), the son of Fred and Goldie (Hull) Larson. He was raised in the Blanchard and Wyman area and graduated from the Blanchard High School in 1938.
Stan served his country in the Navy during World War II. On June 6, 1946, Stan married his first wife, Patricia Johnson, who passed in 1982. On September 19, 1998, Stan married his second wife, Edith Marie Hough at their home in Rolland Township. He was a farmer who was also employed as a Welder and Supervisor for Morbark for more than 22 years, retiring in 1982. His hobbies included fishing, hunting, all sports, especially Tiger Baseball.
Stan is survived by his wife, Edith; children: Robert (Juanita) Stanley Roomsburg of Cibio, Texas, Glenda (Tom) Fyke of Shepherd, Betty Ann (Danny) Weide of Blanchard, Rick Roomsburg of Juneau, Alaska, Roger McCarthy of Blanchard, Tom McCarthy of Greenville and Karen (Dale) Meyer of Edmore; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and siblings: Jean Elliott of Santa Anna, California and Paul (Elaine) Larson of Wyman.
Stan was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Patricia and a sister, Gertrude “Gerty” Jensen.
Funeral services to celebrate Stan’s life have been scheduled for Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Brigham Funeral Chapel, 413 East Gilson Street, Edmore with Patty Hicks and Steve Larson officiating. The family will receive the support from extended family members and friends at a visitation scheduled for Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m., also at the Brigham Funeral Chapel in Edmore. Interment will be in Pine River Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Stan’s name may be made payable to: Woodland Hospice, 2597 S. Meridian Road, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858.
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