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Mr. Clayton Coleman

January 11, 1925 — November 19, 2016

Mr. Clayton J. Coleman a lifelong Millington resident and known to many as ‘Pete” passed away Saturday November 19, 2016 while at St. Mary’s of Saginaw. Pete was 92.

Clayton J. Coleman was born in Millington, MI on January 11, 1925 and was the son of the late Ivan and Helena (Hoard) Coleman. Clayton served in the Us Army during WW-II. When he returned home, Clayton went to work for the former Eaton Foundry in Vassar, MI, and retired from Eaton with 30 years of employment. Pete also served his community as a fire fighter with the Millington-Arbela Twp. Fire Dept. He also served as Caretake of the Millington Twp. Cemetery for over 30 years. Pete was a past Post Commander of the Conrad-Wager & Keene American Legion Post #164.

Clayton leaves his family. His four children; Nancy Engler, Shirley Zimmerman, Buck and Nancy Colemen, and Coleen and Lloyd Snyder. He leaves also; 13 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. Clayton leaves a brother; Charles Coleman, a sister, Agnes Romaine, and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family. Besides his parents, Pete is preceded in death by his wife Margaret, grandson Chase Coleman, five brothers; Don, Bill, Robert, Russell and Melvin, a sister; Grace Morse, and two son in-laws; Al Engler, and John Zimmerman.

The Coleman family has honored Pete’s request and cremation has taken place. There will be no formal services. The family asked to remember Pete’s friendly smile and his willingness to help others in time that help was needed. If you would like to give a memorial gift in his memory, the family ask that if you would to please consider the Millington-Arbela Twp. Fire Dept. (making the check payable to the “Millington Fire Fighters”) for your gift. Send your envelopes to Millington Twp. Hall 8553 State Street Millington, MI 48746, marking it Pete Coleman Fireman’s Memorial.


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