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“Dear Machel and Family, May GOD heal your grief and help you through this difficult time. All of you are in my thoughts and prayers. If you need me...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Beverly,Markkus,Chelseah Dykema - MI

“Thinking of you and Family at this difficult time we had so many good times with Ray. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Allen and Mary Ann Gillespie - MI

“Machel, I am so sorry to hear about the lose of your Dad. Know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Jean ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Jean Brosnan - Dowagiac, MI

“Aunt Ruth and Uncle Ivan & family, All my love and prayers to you now and forever. The Loss of a loved one is the hardest thing on earth, but all I...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Regene Darling - Elsie, MI

“Audrey & Family, I'm so sorry for your loss. "May GOD take you in his hands to ease the ache in your hearts" Take Care, Susan Hittle (Lear) ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Susan Hittle - Owosso, MI

“I love so much Grandpa. Ashley Hassinger ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Ashley Hassinger - Hanceville, AL

“We are thinking about you, Rene. It's so hard to lose your dad. We're here for you anytime. Love, Sharon and Don ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Don &Sharon Kantz - Cassopolis, MI

“I love you Grandpa and i miss you! I hope to be home soon! I miss home very much! ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Jeremy Hassinger - Hanceville, AL

“There are so many memories. But not enough memories. I am so very glad we talked just few weeks ago on the phone. I love you and Miss you Daddy. ...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Rene Meehling Clark - Hanceville, AL

“Please accept our condolences on the passing of Raymond. My Dad used to talk about the times he stayed with Uncle Rude and Aunt Belle when he was...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Martha Meehling Smith - Niles, MI

“There are no words to express the great loss we feel knowing that our much loved Uncle Goug is no longer with us. His laughter, his smile, the...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Al, Cyndi, Brent, Nate & Sarah - OH


Raymond Henry Irvin Meehling, age 76, of Eureka, MI died Thursday, April 23, 2009 at Spectrum Health System, Grand Rapids, MI.

Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie Chapel Elsie, MI on Monday, April 27, 2009 at 11:00 A.M., Mr. Ivan Darling will officiate. Burial will take place at Eureka Cemetery Eureka, MI. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2009 from 6-8 P.M. and Sunday, April 26, 2009 from 2-8 pm with family present 2-4 & 6-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie Chapel Elsie, MI.

Raymond was born in Saginaw County, Michigan on November 22, 1932, the son of Rudolph C. and Isabel P. (McKean) Meehling. Raymond resided most of his life in the Eureka area and he served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He married Helen Audrey (Aseltine) Meehling. Raymond retired from Mitek in Sunfield, Michigan where he worked as a machinist. He also worked for Research Tool in Ovid, and drove tractor for Andy-Ts in St. Johns. Raymond enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and he also enjoyed playing cards.

He is survived by his wife Helen Meehling of Eureka, MI, 2 daughters; Machel Meehling of Niles, MI, Rene Clark of Hanceville, Alabama, 2 sons; Bryan and Erlinda Meehling of Decauter, MI, Brian Aseltine of Niles, MI, 8 grandchildren and 1 sister Ruth Ann and Ivan Darling of Engadine, MI. He was predeceased by his parents, 1 sister Doris Case, and 1 brother Henry Meehling.

Memorials may be made to the Pheasants Forever Program. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes Elsie Chapel Elsie, Michigan.

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