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Harold Lee Render

August 4, 1931 ~ March 8, 2021 (age 89)

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Obituary

Harold Lee Render, age 89,of Manchester, passed away March 8, 2021. Harold was born August 4, 1931 in West Bloomfield, Michigan the son of Leo and Lottie (Crawford) Render.  On June 12, 1954 he married Lethone "Toni" Augustine and she survives.  He served his country in the United States Army in the Korean War. Harold was very involved with horses his entire life. He worked for Michigan Livestock retiring after many years of service. He was an avid Detroit Tiger Fan and enjoyed watching his grandchildren play all their sports. Harold was a member of the Tipton Community Congregational Church and served on the Haflinger Horse Registry and many other equine organizations. In addition to his wife Toni, Harold is survived by his children, Kay (Larry) Johnson, David (Lori) Render and Brian (Vickie) Render and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers and sisters. Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 12, 2021 at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Rev. David Bucholtz officiating.   Burial will follow in Franklin Cemetery, Tipton, MI where military honors will be performed by the Tecumseh American Legion and VFW.  Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 PM Thursday, March 11, 2021 at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home and one hour preceding the funeral service on Friday. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 11, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
210 W. Pottawatamie St
Tecumseh, MI 49286

Visitation
Friday
March 12, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
210 W. Pottawatamie St
Tecumseh, MI 49286

Funeral Service
Friday
March 12, 2021

11:00 AM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
210 W. Pottawatamie St
Tecumseh, MI 49286

Burial to Follow

Franklin Cemetery
9288 Tipton Highway
Tipton, MI 49287

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