Name: George W. Shepherd
Hometown: Bad Axe, formerly of Elkton
Funeral Date: April 22, 2014
Date of Birth: February 01, 1924
Date of Passing: April 15, 2014
Funeral Home: MacAlpine Funeral Home
Funeral services will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at Our Savior Lutheran Church, Bad Axe with Rev. Kenneth Lueke officiating. Burial will be in New River Cemetery, Port Austin. Visitation will be held from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 21, 2014 at the MacAlpine Mac Chapel in Bad Axe and Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at the church. Memorials may be offered to the Courtney Manor Family Council Fund. Condolences may be shared at www.macalpinefuneralhome. com With God’s mercy, the Shepherd Family.
He is survived by his children, Dennis D. Shepherd and his partner, Mark Snider of Alpharatta, GA , Darrell L. Shepherd and his wife, Cheryl of Unionville, Darla J. Shuart of Bay City and her husband, the late Kerry B. Shuart, and Diann Errer and her husband, Raymond of Bad Axe; their families include 16 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Florence on July 21, 2008; a grandson, Shannon Todd Shuart; his siblings, Dorothy, Esther, Janet, Clarence,James, Charles, Gwellen, Ruby, Rosie Shepherd and Clara Ottinger.
George W. Shepherd, age 90, resident of Bad Axe, formerly of Elkton, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Courtney Manor in Bad Axe. He was born February 1, 1924 in Port Huron to the late James R. and Martha (Badgley) Shepherd. George was united in marriage to Florence Shave on January 20, 1945 at St. John Lutheran Church in Port Hope by Rev. Kurt Lokhaman. He attended the Dobson Rural County School. He grew up and lived in the Port Hope and Elkton area for much of his adult life .George did several jobs in his lifetime including farming, was a founding member of the Team One Credit Union, was employed at Active Industries and had strong union ties. He was a member of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Bad Axe. George enjoyed bowling and playing cards.