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Thomas Wayne Stilson, Sr.

October 20, 1953 — December 21, 2023

Filion

 

THOMAS WAYNE STILSON SR.  

     Thomas W. Stilson, Sr., 70, of Filion, formerly of Ubly, died peacefully Thursday, December 21, 2023 in his home.  He was born October 20, 1953 in Flushing, the youngest of ten children born to Fredrick William and Regina Grace (Gorecki) Stilson.  He married Gloria J. Morrish on September 14, 1974 in Cass City.   

     Thomas was a great husband and father.  He was fond of country music, especially “old time” country music.  Thomas loved time spent outdoors hunting and fishing.  A hard-working farmer by trade, he milked many cows over the years.  He looked forward to spending time with family and friends.  Thomas also appreciated old cars and trucks, and tractors.  He could buy and sell anything for a bargain.

     Thomas is survived by his wife, Gloria of Filion; four sons:  Thomas (Shelley) Stilson, Jr. of  Cass City; William Stilson of Gagetown; Luke (Ashley) Stilson of Filion; Travis Stilson of Elkton; nine grandchildren:  Bella Stilson of Gagetown; Ashley (Trevor) Phillips of Gagetown; Brittany Stilson of Unionville; Brooklyn Stilson of Deford; Jacob Stilson of KS; Ethan Stilson of Minden City; Jade Stilson of Fillion; Emery Stilson of Fillion; Brynnlee Stilson of Sebewaing; four great grandchildren:  Breslyn, Madelyn, Layne, Maxton; siblings:  Alberta Wilkerson of NC; Bob (Via) Stilson of VA; Russ Stilson of AZ; Raymond Stilson of AZ.  He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Timothy Stilson; siblings:  Joyce Wingo, Norma Rush, Ivan Stilson, Fred Stilson, Floyd Stilson. 

     Funeral service held 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2023 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City with Sam Leppert, Funeral Celebrant officiating. Interment will be in Grant Township Cemetery.  Memorials may be made to Gloria Stilson for a memorial to be determined at a later date.

Visitation:  3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 28, 2023 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City

                  12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2023 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City          

Arrangements by Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday, December 28, 2023

3:00 - 8:00 pm

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Kranz Funeral Home - Cass City

6850 Main St
Cass City, MI 48726

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Visitation

Friday, December 29, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm

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6850 Main St
Cass City, MI 48726

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 29, 2023

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Kranz Funeral Home - Cass City

6850 Main St
Cass City, MI 48726

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Burial

Friday, December 29, 2023

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Grant Township Cemetery

Bach Road
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