AMerican Veteran 11

Willis Lindy Wonsey

July 17, 1930 ~ January 6, 2020 (age 89)

Obituary

Willis Lindy Wonsey age 89 of McBain, passed away Monday, January 6, 2020 at his home.

Willis was born July 17, 1930 in South Boardman to Mark and Addie (Olin) Wonsey.

He entered into marriage in Lansing to the former Janice Hintz in 1960. She preceded him in death on December 8, 2019.

Willis  was a veteran of the US Marine Corp serving during the Korean War. They moved from Lansing to Haslett in 1964 where he  was employed for 31 years as postal clerk for the US Postal Service.  After retirement in 1997 they moved to McBain. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and hunting.

He is survived by a daughter Christine (Peter) Pavlica of Owosso and son Carl Wonsey of Roscommon, three grandchildren, Ryan, Stephanie and Cole and a brother Rodger Wonsey of Brighton, two  sisters Beatrice Miller of McBain, Lorraine Salisbury of Marion.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers Delbert, Orba (Jake), Ernie, and Clarence and five sisters: Roberta Lowery, Mary Bates, Virgiline Davis, Eunice Rose, Betty Robinson.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 pm  on Friday, January 10, 2020 at the Young-Holdship Funeral Home in Lake City with Pastor Karl Schwenke officiating.  Visitation will begin at 12:00 noon until the time of services.  Burial will take place in the spring at the Lake City Cemetery.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
January 10, 2020

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Young-Holdship Funeral Home
403 S. Pine St.
Lake City, MI 49651

Funeral Service
Friday
January 10, 2020

2:00 PM
Young-Holdship Funeral Home
403 S. Pine St.
Lake City, MI 49651

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