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Larry Lee Lovely

January 21, 1938 May 7, 2018
Larry Lee Lovely
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Obituary for Larry Lee Lovely

Larry Lee Lovely, 80 of Midland, died Monday morning, May 7, 2018 at the MidMichigan Medical Center in Midland. He was born January 21, 1938 in Grayling, son of the late Ernest and Eveline (Confer) Lovely. Larry was a graduate of T.L. Handy High School in Bay City class of 1956 after which he served six years in the Michigan National Guards. On May 30, 1959 he married the former Sandra Wickens in Midland at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. Larry was an avid hunter, bowler and euchre player. His family was the most important thing in his life. He was a fan of the Detroit Lions and Tigers and was the Owner/Operator of Lovely Construction over 36 years. Larry is survived by his wife Sandra of Midland, children: Debbie (Joe) Young, Brenda (Bill) Gordert, Bridget (Gregg) Smith all of Midland, Tony (Connie) Lovely of Sanford, and Mary Lou (David) Leslie of Midland; grandchildren: Ken Young, Jessica DeLong and Shannon Young, Josh and Jake Gordert, Nicole Fitak and Garrett Smith, Shanna Tracey and Danielle Bennett, Michael, Samantha and Allison Leslie; nine great grandchildren; a brother Jim Lovely of Auburn and sisters-in-law Karen Wickens and Lil Lovely. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers Ernie Lovely and Bert Lovely, and by a grandson Jonathan Young.

The funeral liturgy will take place 11 a.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 from the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Joe Griffin as celebrant. Rite of committal will follow in New Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Larry’s family will receive friends at the Ware Smith Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 West Wheeler Street on Thursday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. and at the church on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of the liturgy. A vigil for Larry will take place at the funeral home Thursday evening at 7 p.m.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Assumption BVM Catholic Church.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

10

May

2:00 PM 5/10/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 5/10/2018 4:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

10

May

6:00 PM 5/10/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/10/2018 8:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Vigil Service

Thursday

10

May

7:00 PM 5/10/2018 7:00:00 PM
Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel

1200 West Wheeler Street
Midland, MI 48640

Ware-Smith-Woolever Midland Chapel
1200 West Wheeler Street Midland 48640 MI
United States

Visitation

Friday

11

May

10:00 AM 5/11/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/11/2018 11:00:00 AM
Assumption Catholic Church BVM

3516 E Monroe Rd
Midland, MI 48642

Assumption Catholic Church BVM
3516 E Monroe Rd Midland 48642 MI
US

Service

Friday

11

May

11:00 AM 5/11/2018 11:00:00 AM
Assumption Catholic Church BVM

3516 E Monroe Rd
Midland, MI 48642

Assumption Catholic Church BVM
3516 E Monroe Rd Midland 48642 MI
US

Cemetery Details

Location

New Calvary Cemetery Final Resting Place

2743 EAST BOMBAY ROAD
MIDLAND, MI 48640

2743 EAST BOMBAY ROAD MIDLAND 48640 MI
US

Memorial Contribution

Assumption Catholic Church BVM

3516 E Monroe Rd
Midland, MI 48642
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