Kelly, Larry J., Hemlock, Michigan

Our revered brother and uncle was taken into God’s hands on June 9, 2015 at home. Age 79 years. The son of the late Clifford and Erna (Pretzer) Kelly, Larry was born July 10, 1935 in Saginaw and was a graduate of Hemlock High School. He served two years with the U.S. Army. Larry was a graduate of the University of Michigan with a degree in Botany. He was later employed by General Motors Saginaw Steering Gear and retired after 30 years of service. He was a member of the Lutheran faith and enjoyed photography, gardening, hunting, and fishing. Surviving are two sisters, Sally J. Gay of Midland and Nancy (Gordon) Harrison of Flushing; a brother-in-law, Glen Wright of St. Charles; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was preceded in death by a sister, Peggy J. Wright; a nephew, Keith D. Harrison; and a niece, Rebekah J. Gay. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, June 15, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Cederberg-Brietzke Funeral Home, 403 N. Michigan Ave. in Saginaw, with Rev. Josheua Blanchard officiating. Interment will be at Richland Twp. Cemetery in Hemlock. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Following the burial, there will be a luncheon for family and friends served at the Homer United Methodist Church, 507 S. Homer Road, Midland.