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Clarence Schember

November 21, 1917 — October 27, 2014

96, of Cass City, died Monday, October 27, 2014 in Northwood Meadows Medical Care Unit. He was born November 21, 1917 at home in Bay Port, the second of eleven children of Alfred and Lydia (Staehli) Schember. He married Kate Molosky September 7, 1975 in Imlay City. She died July 16, 2012.

Clarence worked as a dairy and crop farmer for 15 years before taking a job at the Lapeer State Home in Lapeer as an attendant. He worked there for over 20 years until his retirement. Clarence enjoyed being outside working in his garden. He was a sports fanatic watching all kinds of sports on television. Clarence particularly like all the Detroit Teams, the Tigers, the Pistons, and the Lions.

Clarence is survived by his children: Lyle Schember of Grand Rapids, Paul (Kaylene) Schember of Nicholasville, KY; daughter-in-law, Marcia Schember of Cass City; 14 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandsons; step-sons: Mike Molosky of Lapeer, Harry (Lelah) Molosky of Lapeer; step-daughter, Carolyn Rice of Lapeer; 9 step-grandchildren; several step-great grandchildren; brothers: Earl (Doris) Schember of Gagetown, Jerry (Jane) Schember of Goodells, Ed Schember of Elkton, Wayne Schember of Pigeon; sister, Elene McCrachen of Bad Axe; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by sons: Rinerd Schember, David Schember; granddaughter, Renee DeGrandchamp; great grandson, Jason Smith; four brothers; one sister.

Funeral service held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 1, 2014 in Kranz Funeral Home Cass City with Dr. Phil Burkett, Cass City Missionary Church officiating. Interment will be in Novesta Township Cemetery. Pallbearers for Mr. Schember are his grandsons. Memorials may be made to Revive Ministries. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at

Visitation: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, October 31, 2014 in Kranz Funeral Home – Cass City

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195

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