Simons, Earl F., Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away at Heartland Healthcare on Friday, August 24, 2012, at the age of 88 years. Earl Simons was born January 1, 1924, to the late Harry and Marie (Routenberg) Simons in Saginaw, Michigan. He served in the United States Navy from 1943 until 1945. He married Margaret Miller in 1947 and she survives him. Earl was a self-employed contractor all of his life. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, and being outdoors. In addition to his spouse, Earl is survived by: two children, Gary ( Marcia) Simons, Kawkawlin, MI, and Rita Randle, Fountain, MI; five grandchildren, Stacy, Wendy, Kris, Korey, and Kristi; and six great-grandchildren, Megan, Alex, Gabby, Brie, Leah, and Annabelle. A grandson, Scott Simons, predeceased him. Funeral service will be held on Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at noon at the W. L. Case Chapel, 5700 Dixie Highway. The Rev. Rob Richards will officiate with burial in Forest Lawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Case Chapel on Monday from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and on Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy may choose the charity of their choice. The family wishes to thank Heartland Healthcare and extend a special thanks to Earl’s social worker, Rose.