Edwin Greeley, 67

Edwin W. Greeley age 67, of Colon, passed away, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at Sturgis Hospital.

Ed was born April 24, 1942, in Matteson Township, a son of the late Walter and Vivian (Cornish) Greeley.

He had lived most all of his life in Colon, except for a few early years in Mesick.

On Sept. 23, 1972, he married Connie Delle in Colon.

He had worked for the former Continental Accessories of Sturgis, worked as a truck driver and retired from Quadra Industries in White Pigeon in 2004.

Ed enjoyed the out-of-doors hunting and fishing, bird watching, he also liked cross word puzzles, books and the old western movies.

He is survived by his wife, Connie Greeley of Colon; children, Ed A (Joanne) O’Conner of Virginia Beach, Va., Laurie Anderson of Traverse City, Jennifer A. Greeley of Colon, Edwin W. Greeley Jr. and special friend Karen of Hebron, Ind., and Jessica M. Greeley of Colon; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Alice Lane of Bronson; brother, Timothy Greeley (Becky)of Spring Hill, Fla.; two uncles, Jack Greeley of Bronson and Harold Cornish of Coldwater, one aunt, Leona Cornish of Albion; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There will be no visitations, cremation has taken place. A memorial service celebrating the life of Edwin W. Greeley will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2009, at 11 a.m. from the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon. Burial will follow at the Matteson Township Cemetery.

If desired, memorials may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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