Guthrie, Gene G., Saginaw, Michigan


Beloved husband and father passed away on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Covenant HealthCare-Harrison Campus. Age 82 years. The son of the late Daniel and Hazel (Frash) Guthrie, Gene was born on February 10, 1932 in Crooksvile, Ohio. Gene served in the United States Air Force for four years. He married Joan E. Meisenholder, his loving wife of 6o years, on October 23, 1954. She survives him. Gene was employed by Consumers Power for 28 years until his retirement in 1987. Gene loved nature and was an avid fisherman and hunter. Following his retirement, Gene and Joan had the opportunity to travel to all 50 states and wintered frequently in Rio Grande Valley in Southern Texas. Gene was a member of Kochville United Methodist Church and the former Kochville Lions Club. Surviving besides his wife Joan are two daughters, Melanie Harmon, Kingston, Tennessee; Julie Guthrie and her husband Bob Ridolfi; three half-siblings. Gene was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Robert Harmon in June 2013. Honoring Mr. Guthrie’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will take place at a later date at Kochville United Methodist Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road, Saginaw. www.snowfuneralhome.net