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Frank Miner Hamlin

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Frank Miner Hamlin Obituary
Hamlin, Frank Miner; age 81; of Vestaburg; passed away at his home on Monday, March 31, 2014. Frank was born on April 12, 1932 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, the son of Joshua and Fae (Sharp) Hamlin. He was raised in the Vestaburg area and graduated from Vestaburg High School in 1950. Frank served his country as a member of the Army Reserves. Frank was employed as a Supervisor in the Test Lab of General Motors Chevy Division in Warren for 26 years, retiring January 1, 1988. On September 28, 1989, Frank married Yvonne “Bonnie” Rosalee Wright in a ceremony held in the Detroit area. Frank was a member of the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, flying airplanes, and riding motorcycle. Frank is survived by his wife, Bonnie; his children, Mary Bupp of Zephyrhills, Florida, Barb (Bruce) Leonard of Elwell, Shirley (Paul) Mizzi of Detroit, Verna (Rod) Koutz of Alma, Linda (Wayne) Robinson of Vestaburg, and Faye (Mike) Spurlock of Pocahontas, Arkansas; and a step-son, Daniel (Sue) Woods of Vestaburg; 14 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; a brother, Donald Hamlin of Atlanta, MI; and numerous extended family members and friends. Frank was preceded in death by his parents, Joshua and Fae; his first wife, Helen; second wife, Mary; a daughter, Ruth Ann Hamlin; and two brothers, John Butler and Francis Hamlin. A Funeral Service honoring the life of Frank has been scheduled for Thursday, April 3, 2014 at Brigham Funeral Chapel, 6055 Howard City Edmore Road, Vestaburg at 11 a.m. with Reverend Steve Hale officiating. A Visitation will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. (1 hour prior) to the service. Memorial contributions in Frank’s name may be made to the Pardee Cancer Foundation. Condolences may be expressed to the family utilizing the guestbook on our website at: www.brighamfuneralchapel.com
Published in Morning Sun on Apr. 1, 2014
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