|Birth: ||Jul. 21, 1899|
|Death: ||Apr. 12, 1977|
Clickner, Mr. Earle D.
Passed away Tuesday morning, April 12,1977, at Bronson Hospital. Mr Clickner was born Aug. 21, 1899 in Allen, Mich. son of William and Ida Roberts Clickner. Prior to his death , Mr Clickner was a resident of the Upjohn Community Nursing Home since August of 1976. He Started work with Shakespeare Fishing Tackle Company in 1917, where he retired in 1962 as Vice Preident and Chief Engineer. For many years he was a member of Kalamazoo Men's Golf Assoc. Surviving are his wife, Frances E; a son Thomas E.; a daughter-in-law Doloras J.; 2 grandchildren Kimberly Ann and Terri Lynn, all of Kalamazoo; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the Truesdale Chapels of the Pines, Westnedge at Milham, Portage, Rev William Richards, of the First United Methodist Church officiating. Entombment will follow in Mt. Ever-Rest Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to the Upjohn Community Nursing Home-Senior Citizens. Family members will be present after 7p.m. this evening and Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9.
Earle Clickner, for whom funeral services will be conducted here Friday, was deeply involved in sports for most of his life.
Earle's particular favorites were bowling and golf.
A capable competitor in both sports, Earle also played key admisistrative role and his behind-the-scenes efforts provided more and better opportunities for many of us.
Earl Clickner enjoyed his involvement in sports and those he competed with and against on a friendly basis. And he was quickly to lend a helping hand and words of encouragemeent to a novice learning the game or to a veteran off form.
The sports scene in Kalamazoo is better because of men like Earle Clickner. His contributions were many and will not soon be forgotten.
Idah Laura Roberts Clickner Thompson (1877 - 1956)
Frances Ester Thomas Clickner (1903 - 1988)*
Thomas Earle Clickner (1931 - 2000)*
Earle D. Clickner (1899 - 1977)
Merton Bowen Clickner (1903 - 1965)*
Mt. Ever-Rest Memorial Park South
Created by: Max
Record added: Apr 26, 2011
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