Geraldine Ann Pelton

September 6, 2012

Geraldine Ann Pelton, age 80, of Clare, passed away on Thursday, August 30, at MidMichigan Medical Center in Clare. She was born the daughter of Charles and Mabel (Sullivan) Furman on June 3, 1932. She had been a cook for several restaurants in the Clare and Farwell area. She was a lifelong resident of the Clare area and had been a member of the Clare Moose Lodge.

Survivors include her children, Bryan Kintner of Warren, Scott (Sue) Giles of Farwell, Bonnie (Jim ) Buelow of Farwell, and Colleen (Butch) Bailey of Warren, six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. Also surviving are her brothers and sister, Robert (Iris) Furman of Mt. Pleasant, David (Virginia) Furman of Farwell, and Beverly (Darrell) Middleton of Harrison. Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents, son Bradley Giles, Grandchildren, Jesse and Cody, and brothers, Richard and Don.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 3 PM at the Clare United Methodist Church with Pastor Dennis Bromley officiating. Her final resting place will be in the Vernon Twp. Cemetery. If you are unable to attend, we invite you to sign on the Pelton family’s online tribute wall at

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