Craig Arthur Henze, age 61, of Farwell, passed away unexpectedly on October 28, 2013. Craig was born in Detroit on December 17, 1951 to Arthur F. Henze Jr. and Patricia J. (Woodward) Henze. Craig’s father, Arthur, predeceased him in April of 2012.
Craig was united in marriage to Patricia (Patti) Ashley in October of 1971. Craig is survived by his mother Patricia J. Henze, his wife Patti, one daughter, Ashlee (David) Horvath, 3 sons; Blair (Denielle), Barrett (Sandra), Kyle (fiancée Raelynn). Craig is sadly missed by his grandchildren; Jade Horvath, Jakob Henze, Kayla Bailey, Brianna Henze, Wyatt Rowland, Taylinn Henze, Emjay Henze, and Barrett (L’il B) Henze Jr.
Craig was employed by AT&T for over 37 years and retired in April of 2008. Craig resided in Redford Township and Livonia before moving to Farwell in June of 2008 to be nearer to his parents.
Per Craig’s wishes cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, located at the corner of E. Surrey Rd. and S. Grant, Clare, on December 7th at 1 pm. Dan Ridenour will be conducting the service. A luncheon is planned for 2 pm at the Grant Township Hall which is located directly across Surrey Rd. Arrangements for cremation were handled by the Farwell Chapel of Stephenson-Wyman Funeral Home. On-line condolences at www.stephenson-wyman.com