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Gerald Elmer McClenathan

February 2, 1938 — November 12, 2023

 

   

     Gerald Elmer McClenathan, age 85, of Ithaca, MI, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2023, at Hurley Medical Center, Flint, Michigan.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, MI, at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, November 20, 2023, with Pastor Carl Cecil officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Sumner Cemetery, Sumner, MI. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

     Gerald was born in Sumner, Michigan on February 2, 1938, the son of Howard Elmer and Eva May (Walker) McClenathan, the oldest of four children. He attended Sumner School and graduated from Alma High School with the class of 1956. Gerald proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy. He liked to take walks, watch TV, and was an avid reader.

     He is survived by many cousins.  Gerald was preceded in death by his parents, and three siblings: Donna Jean, Danny, and Dorothy. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.

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Visitation

Monday, November 20, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca

1333 East Center Street , , Ithaca, MI 48847

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Funeral Service

Monday, November 20, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca

1333 East Center Street , , Ithaca, MI 48847

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