THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Lawrence C. Joslin
Lawrence Chester Joslin, 89, of Stephenson Mi., passed away Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 at Atrium Post Acute Care Center in Menominee, Mi.
Born Jan. 7, 1929 in Menominee, to the late Walter and Ida (Lehmann) Joslin, he attended Stephenson High School where he enjoyed playing football.
On Jan. 8, 1946, he married Marilu Hornik at the Church of the Precious Blood in Stephenson. He worked for 19 years at Gruenstern Cheese Factory and retired in 1991 as a chemical operator at Ansul-Specialty Chem in Marinette. He was also head of the advisory committee for labor relations for 11 years.
He enjoyed raising sheep, trap shooting, hunting, trapping, fishing, camping and was an avid Packer Fan. He also enjoyed his retirement and time with Marilu wintering in Florida. A member of the Menominee County Sportsman Club for many years, he attended Bethlehem Covenant Church
He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Marilu; three daughters, Peggy Carrier of Stephenson, Marilu "Micky"(Gary) Chaney of Menominee and Laurie Ann (Tom) Chaney of Carney, Mi.; three sons, Lawrence Michael and Walter Joseph of Menominee and Patrick Shawn of Stephenson; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren and a sister, Ruth Slatter of St. Louis Park, Mn.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Orville and Ray Joslin; a sister, Iva Hartman; a great-grandson, Robert and a son-in-law, Gilbert Carrier.
Visitation was held on Friday, Jan. 12 at Anderson Diehm Funeral Home in Stephenson from 4 p.m. until time of a Prayer Service at 6:30 p.m. Visitation continued on Saturday, Jan. 13 at Bethlehem Covenant Church in Stephenson from 9 a.m. until time of the funeral service at 10 a.m., with Rev. Andrew Stonina officiating. Burial will be in Stephenson Township Cemetery in the Spring. A memorial fund has been established.