|Leland Max Chamberlain|
|Written by provided to Sentinel-Tribune|
|Tuesday, 17 December 2013 10:37|
Leland Max Chamberlain left this world early Sunday morning, December 15, 2013, to be with his Lord surrounded by his wife and loving children.
He was born February 2, 1928 in Hammansburg, Ohio to Earl and Nellie Marie (Shaner) Chamberlain. He grew up in Bowling Green, Ohio along with his two brothers.
He enlisted in the Army during WWII at 17 years of age. He served in Italy.
Max worked for 25 years as a brick mason. He retired from working for the Lucas County Sanitary Waste Plant after 22 years of employment in 1990.
Max was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Norman Ruel and Emerson Dale Chamberlain; grandson: Shawn Michael Chamberlain.
Surviving Max are his loving wife, Grace, of 61 years; three sons: David (Pam) Chamberlain, Daryl (Debbie) Chamberlain, Duane (Rachelle) Chamberlain; two daughters: Diana (Gary) Renner, Dawn Hunter; 13 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; four step grandchildren; seven step great-grandchildren.
One of his greatest joys in life was teaching his three sons the joy of hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed camping with his family.
He and his wife enjoyed many vacations together including trips to Pigeon Forge, Frankenmuth, and Branson, MO.
He was a member of St. Patrick-Providence in Grand Rapids, OH. He served as treasurer for the St. Vincent De Paul Society for many years.
A viewing will be Wednesday, December 18, 2013 from 2 to 8 p.m. in the Wright-Habegger Funeral Home, 24084 W. Second St., Grand Rapids, OH 43522. The evening will be concluded with a Prayer Service at 8 p.m.
Max's funeral service will begin at the funeral home on Thursday, December 19, 2013 where prayers will be recited at 9:30 a.m. followed by a Mass of Resurrection at 10 a.m. in the St. Patrick Catholic Church, 14010 Old U.S. 24, Grand Rapids, OH.
Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery, Grand Rapids, OH.
Memorial contributions in Max's honor may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio or St. Vincent De Paul.
Online condolences and memories can be left by visiting, www.habeggerfh.com
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|Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 December 2013 11:00|
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