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Lehman M. Cleveland

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Lehman M. Cleveland Obituary

ALLEN - Lehman M. Cleveland, 95, of Allen Township, passed away Wednesday May 11, 2016 at Hillsdale Hospital. He was born April 4, 1921 in LaGrange IN to Dewey and Mary Flossy (Hodge) Cleveland. Lehman was a longtime area farmer and member of the Hillsdale County Farm Bureau. In addition to his love for farming and the outdoors, he enjoyed fishing, deer hunting, trips up north, woodworking, and especially spending time with his grandchildren and their families. He belonged to the Allen United Methodist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Betty (Marsh) Cleveland, whom he married November 14, 1941; one daughter, Barbara (Bill) Keating of Ann Arbor; two sons, Bill (Bonnie) Cleveland of Bullhead City AZ, Don (Dawn) Cleveland of Reading; seven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, the family of Aura and Ruth Strang who raised him, one grandchild Ronnie Cleveland, and one brother Lewis Cleveland.

Visitation is scheduled Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Eagle Funeral Home-George White Chapel, Reading. Funeral services will be held at the Allen United Methodist Church on Monday at 11 a.m. with Pastor Craig Pahl officiating. Interment will follow in Maplewood Cemetery, Reading.

Memorials are suggested to the Allen United Methodist Church.

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News from May 13 to May 16, 2016
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