Date of Death
January 24, 2013
Place of Death
The family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers, MI.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 also at the funeral home, with Pastor Bob Anderson officiating.
Interment will be held in Marcellus Cemetery.
Carlene V. Gilchrist, age 85, of Colon, formerly of Three Rivers, passed away suddenly on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. She was born on March 25, 1927 in Three Rivers, the daughter of the late Ray R. Earl and Ora (Wordelman) Richmond.
Carlene has been a life long resident of Three Rivers. She was formerly employed by Continental Can later Weyerhaeuser and also for Big Wheel for many years. She was a charter member of the Three Rivers Eagles #2303 where she was very active.
Mrs. Gilchrist was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Paul Gilchrist.
She leaves to cherish her loving memory, brother, Daniel (Kathy) Earl, of Colon, MI.; sister, Phyllis Mann, of Klines Resort; nieces, Erinn Howald, of Dallas, TX, Vikki (Bruce) Brillhart, of Minnesota, and Sandy (Mike) Davis, of Colon; nephews, Casee Earl, of Colon, MI, Shawn Earl, of Phoenix, AZ, Daniel R. “DJ” Earl, Jr., of San Francisco, CA, Chuck (Deb) Mann, and Gary (Pam) Gilchrist, both of Kalamazoo; several great-nieces and nephews as well as many close friends.
Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association. Envelopes available at the funeral home.