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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
William Card

   William Wilferd Card, 88, of Sanford died Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at Tendercare in Clare.

   He was born on Sept. 11, 1918 to Wilferd and Elizabeth (Gatz) Card in Gladwin He married the former Marguerite Goodwin on Nov 14, 1970 in Lincoln Park William was a tool and die maker, employed by Ford Motor Company and retired after 32 years of service. He moved to the Sanford area in the 1970s.

   He was very active with the Sanford Museum, his church and community. Although he could not serve in the military during World War II, he was very active in the USO at the Dearborn Canteen in Dearborn.

   William is survived by his wife, Marguerite Card of Clare; two sons, Daniel (Brenda) Card of Hohenwald, Tennessee and Maurice (Carol) Goodwin of Glennie; two daughters, Nancy (Terry) McCreery of Tustin and Sandra Lee Stevens of Arizona; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; his sister, Orta Tappen Allen of Clare; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Georgette Card; a brother, Alvin Card; and two sisters, Ellen Johnson and Ann Coston.

   Funeral services were held Friday, May 25, 2007 at the Smith-Miner Funeral Home with Rev. Roger Saltee from the Sanford First Baptist Church officiating. Burial was in Edenville Cemetery.

   Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Sanford First Baptist Church.

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Edenville Cemetery, Edenville, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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