Randy DeGrow (GAYLORD, MI)

GAYLORD, MI - Randy DeGrow, 64, of Gaylord, MI died Sunday, September 18, 2011. He was the beloved husband of Patricia Lee for 40 years and loving father of Dana Lee (Scottie) Dancy and Katherine Mary (Andrew) Schlueter. He was the proud (Boppa) of Mary Grace (7) and Benjamin Scott (4) Dancy; and Caroline Wright (3) and Chadwick Thomson (1 1/2) Schlueter. He is also survived by his brother William Alan (Brenda) DeGrow. He was a loving uncle to many nieces and nephews. Randy was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Elizabeth, his father, William Arthur, and his brother, Gregory Alan. Randy graduated with a degree in forestry from Michigan State University and spent the majority of his career in Georgia as Vice President of Administration with Canal Wood Corporation of Augusta. He moved back to Michigan in 2003 with Northern Timberlands, Inc. of Vanderbilt until his disability retirement in 2009. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 24, at 2pm from the Nelson Funeral Home in Gaylord, MI Memorials to Multiple System Atrophy/Shy-Drager Research or to Hospice of Michigan, C/ONelson Funeral Home, PO Box 1548, Gaylord MI 49734 www.nelsonsfuneralhome.com Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com/obits

The Augusta Chronicle-September 21, 2011