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Harold ‘Sparky’ D. Myers

September 12, 2012
The Mining Journal

REPUBLIC, Mich. - Harold "Sparky" D. Myers, age 80 of 6926 Walnut Dr. Republic, passed away on Sunday, September 9, 2012, at his home while under the loving care of his family and Lake Superior Hospice.

Harold was born on June 14, 1932, in Kalamazoo, MI to John H. & Regina (Patnode) Myers. Sparky worked for the Shakespeare Tool & Die Company and other companies in Kalamazoo for many years.

While living in the Kalamazoo area Sparky enjoyed golfing, bowing, and playing in pool leagues.

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Harold ‘Sparky’ D. Myers

He was a member of the Kalamazoo-Portage Moose Lodge #88. Sparky also enjoyed traveling with his family, hunting and fishing.

Sparky is survived by his wife Patricia (Sager) Myers, whom he married on January 1, 1960, a daughter Debra (Michael) Gransinger of Republic, 2 grandchildren: Heather and Joe Gran-singer, a sister Maxine (Robert) Grosser, a sister in law Shirley Myers both of Kalamazoo along with nieces and nephews. Sparky was preceded in death by his parents and a brother John Myers.

A memorial service will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 16, 2012, at the Republic United Methodist Church, Republic, MI, with the Rev. Terri Branstrom officiating.

The family will greet friends at the church on Sunday from 5:30 p.m. until the time of service at 6:00 p.m.

Memorial considerations may be directed to Lake Superior Hospice or the Alzheimer's Association in memory of Sparky.

Sparky's obituary may be viewed at where his guest book may be signed.



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