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Russell G. Ames

March 21, 1928 - January 15, 2018
Norton Shores, MI

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Visitation

Monday, January 22, 2018
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Muskegon Location
1469 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 722-3721
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Service

Monday, January 22, 2018
12:00 PM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Muskegon Location
1469 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 722-3721
Driving Directions

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123
(800) 227-2345
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Muskegon Rescue Mission
1715 Peck Street
Muskegon, MI 49441
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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Mr. Russell Gordon Ames , age 89, passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. He was born in Muskegon, Michigan on March 21, 1928 to Rex & Margaret (Wessel) Ames and married the former Arlene Spaulding on October 14, 1949. Mr. Ames served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. He had been employed as a machinist, supervisor and lastly, a research engineer at Sealed Power for 41 years until retiring in June of 1985. Russell was a lifetime member of the Fox Lake Gun Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, was an avid reader, gun collector and was also very good at nurturing the grand babies.

SURVIVORS

Children, Frances (Dan) Thielbar of Norton Shores, Rex (Cecilia) Ames of New Era, Joan (Ron) Daugherty of Muskegon, Karl Ames of Chatham, Sandra (Frank) Sirianni of Norton Shores, Susan Hovey of Arizona; grandchildren, Rex Ames Jr., Kelly (Marc) Venne, Stephanie (Todd) Bowen, Jennifer (Adam) Unwin, Paul Ames, Chet (Carrie) Ames, Joseph Sirianni, Alex Sirianni; 8 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; many loving nieces, nephews & cousins; special nephew, Bruce (Dawna) Ames. He was preceded in death by his wife, Arlene; sister, Berneice Bailey; brothers, Jack & Ralph Ames.

SERVICE

Monday, January 22, 2018, Noon with visitation one hour prior to the service at the Clock Chapel - Muskegon with Rev. Scott VanArendonk officiating. Interment in Norton Cemetery. MEMORIAL: Muskegon Rescue Mission or American Cancer Society .