Age 90, Lansing, passed away December 10, 2011. He was born in Reed City, MI on March 11, 1921, the son of Riley and Myrtle Schermerhorn. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. He retired from the printing industry.
He is survived by his daughter, Karen (Bob) Placer; grandchildren, Troy Placer, Todd (Debbie) Placer, Nikole (Ray) Haring; and great-grandchildren, Justene, Zackary, and Skilar Placer, and Cole and Elaina Haring.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, December 15, 2011 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Deepdale Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Thursday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Lansing Stoneleigh Residence.