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Cecilia Eileen (Buerkle) Bond

April 6, 1935 ~ March 28, 2021 (age 85)

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Cecilia Eileen Bond, 85, of  Houghton Lake passed away on Sunday March 28, 2021 at home with her loving family by her side.

Cecilia was born on April 6, 1935 in Lincoln Park, Michigan to Carl and Aldona (Thomashunas) Buerkle. She grew up in the Lincoln Park area graduating from Lincoln Park High School. Cecelia moved to theHoughton Lake area in 1965. Cecilia worked as the front desk manger for Holiday Inn in Houghton Lake for several years. On December 23, 1989 in Prudenville Cecilia was married to Dominic F. "Nick"  Bond. She enjoyed reading and spending time in the flower gardens, but her special love was spending time in her home and with her family, especially her husband, Nick.

Surviving Mrs. Bond are her loving husband of 31 years, Nick Bond of Houghton Lake; two daughters, Susan (Mack Robinson) Watson of Afton, WY, and Julie Velik of Muskegon; son, Michael (Gayle) Watson of Park Ridge, IL; three grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three brothers, Robert (Karen) Buerkle of Northport, FL, David (Jill) Buerkle of Plymouth, and Raymond (Marge) Buerkle of Sandusky; several nieces and nephews.  Cecilia was preceded in death by her parents. 

At the request of Mrs. Bond there will be no services.  Memorial contributions in memory of Cecilia are asked to be directed to Hospice of Michigan. Christler Funeral Home, Houghton Lake Chapel is serving the family. Condolences can be sent to the family online at www.christler-holdship.com 

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