In memory of
Powers, Morris Muskegon Morris J. Powers, age 81, passed away on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. He was born on April 16, 1935 to Henry and Ellen (Gillingham) Powers in Manistique, MI. Morrie was an avid Detroit sports fan and a longtime member of the Lincoln Golf Club. He loved skiing, both cross country and ski jumping, it was never too cold and there was never a snowstorm that fazed him. Morrie was a proud founding member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church. On April 14, 1955, he married the former Josephine Chilcote, and they spent 61 years together. He is survived by his wife; children, Theresa (David) Buchan, Michael (Linda) Powers, James Powers; grandchildren, Michael Jr., Nicole, Elizabeth, Matthew; great-grandchildren, Shyann, Tair, Mira, Beck. He was preceded in death by his parents. A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Prince of Peace Catholic Church (1110 Dykstra Rd.) with Fr. Peter Vu presiding. VISITATION with the family will be held an hour prior to services at church. Burial will take place in Laketon Township Cemetery. For a more lasting memory, contributions in Morris' name can be made to Prince of Prince Catholic Church. Arrangements entrusted to The Lee Chapel, 6291 S. Harvey St. (231-798-1100). Feel free to share a memory with family at www.sytsemafh.com .
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