Obituary of Melvin Dale Garrison
Melvin Dale Garrison, age 93, of Adrian, died on April 25, 2016, at his daughter's home, in Palm Harbor, Florida. He was born on March 16, 1923, in Windsor, Canada, to Carl and Cecelia (Leatherdale) Garrison. Dale graduated from Clinton High School and subsequently served in the U.S. Navy from 1943-1945. On Sept. 2, 1944, he married Marian Jean Walter, and she preceded him in death. Dale was employed for many years by Industrial Electrical, and was a member of IEBW Local 8. An avid golfer, he enjoyed spending summers at the family cabin in Kalkaska, Michigan, and his winters in Zephyrhills, Florida. Dale is survived by three daughters, Diane Hunt of Rapid City, Michigan, Deborah (Paul) Mears of Orlando, Florida, and Jacalyn (Jerry) Waldfogel of Palm Harbor, Florida; five grandchildren, Richard (Kris) Hunt III, Katherine (Maurice) Patrykus, Dr. Julie Waldfogel, Paul (Vicki) Mears III, and James (Gail) Mears; and ten great-grandchildren, Aaron and Eli Hunt, Rachel and Andrew Patrykus, Paul IV, Marina, Ana, Sofia, Huck and Jake Mears. In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Margaret and Mildred; and a son-in-law, Dr. Richard Hunt II. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian. Visitation will be held from 1-1:45 p.m., prior to the service. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Clinton. You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made to the William G. Stark American Legion Post #97 or Associated Charities. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.
Saturday, May 07 1:00 PM to 1:45 PM Anderson Funeral Home 3050 W. Beecher Rd. Adrian, MI 49221 (517) 265-3312
Saturday, May 07 2:00 PM Anderson Funeral Home 3050 W. Beecher Rd. Adrian, MI 49221 (517) 265-3312