Harry McFarlane Obituary

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Harry Douglas McFarlane

August 18, 1929 - February 24, 2013
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McFARLANE, Harry D., of Flushing Michigan died Sunday February 24, 2013 at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, MI, peacefully and surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church of Flint (746 S. Saginaw St., Flint, MI 48502) at 11:00 a.m., with Dr. John Musgrave officiating, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Memorial visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home (1480 E. Hill Road Grand Blanc, MI 48439). Harry was born in Flint on August 18, 1929 to Gertrude (Lackie) and R. Murray McFarlane, he graduated...
McFARLANE, Harry D., of Flushing Michigan died Sunday February 24, 2013 at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, MI, peacefully and surrounded by his family. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church of Flint (746 S. Saginaw St., Flint, MI 48502) at 11:00 a.m., with Dr. John Musgrave officiating, with visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Memorial visitation will take place on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home (1480 E. Hill Road Grand Blanc, MI 48439). Harry was born in Flint on August 18, 1929 to Gertrude (Lackie) and R. Murray McFarlane, he graduated in 1947from Flint Central High School, and served in the US Army 1951-1952 during the Korean War. He married Mary Grace Hauglie of Flint on June 27, 1959. After completing a Skilled Trades Apprenticeship at the General Motors Institute, Harry was employed at Fisher Body in Flint for 39 years, retiring as General Supervisor in 1988. Harry, an avid golfer, played in the GM Thursday night league at Genesee Hills Country Club for over 40 years. He achieved two holes-in-one during his long and happy retirement. He also enjoyed woodworking and playing Euchre at the Flushing Senior Center. Harry was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Flint, MI, serving as an usher and greeter for many years. He will always be remembered as a true gentleman who humbly showed kindness and generosity to anyone he encountered. Harry was preceded in death by his parents, sister Patricia, brother Harold, and sister Jean. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mary Grace, daughter Lisa of Birmingham MI, son Douglas and wife Sheri of Sault Ste. Marie MI, daughter Bethany Salter and husband James of Beverly Hills MI. The pride and joy of Poppie's life were his four grandchildren, Jill and Jayne McFarlane of Suttons Bay, MI and Emma and John Salter of Beverly Hills MI. He is also survived by two Step-Grandsons, Jeffrey and Kevin, Sault Ste. Marie, his brother Eldon of Swartz Creek and sister Betty and brother-in-law John Westenbarger of Flint. He leaves behind 19 very special nieces, nephews and their families, and a special connection with the entire Salter family. His family extends very sincere thanks and gratitude to the staff of Davita Dialysis Center in Flushing, the ICU and CCU staff at Hurley Medical Center, Physician Assistants Patrick and Shawn, Dr. Syed Ahmed, Dr. Sayed Osama, Dr. Randall Schumacher, and Dr. Varkey Thomas for many years of loving care they gave to Harry. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church of Flint, MI or The Wegener's Granulomatosis Association International (Vasculitis Foundation). Share your condolences with the family on-line at www.brownfh.com.

"Aunt Grace, cousins Lisa, Beth, Doug, spouses, & kids, So sorry that I couldn't be there with you. I loved my Uncle Harry. When I describe him to others, I..." Barb

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