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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Walter Short

   Walter H. Short, 85, of Gladwin passed away Sunday, Jan. 14, 2007 at the Gratiot Community Hospital in Alma Walter was born Nov. 29, 1921 in Hemlock to Alonzo and Adeline (Fox) Short.

   He married Cora Taylor on Feb. 1, 1942 in Gladwin Walter worked for Dow Chemical as an electrician, retiring in 1980. He was a past member of the Oddfellows and loved to hunt and fish.

   Surviving are his wife, Cora; two sons, Robert (Shelly) Short and Dennis (Dee Ann) Short; three daughters, Sharon (Gene) West, Diane (Jerry) McCoy and Patricia (Harvey) Dykgraaf, all of Gladwin; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Vivian Sims, Laura Watson and Marie Clark, all of Hemlock. Walter is predeceased by three sisters, two brothers and one grandson.

   A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 19, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Sisson Funeral Home Pastor Duane Putt will officiate, and burial will be in Grout Township Cemetery.

   Friends may call at Sisson Funeral Home on Friday from noon until the time of the service.

   Memorials may be made to the Gladwin Council on Aging.

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