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Chuck Laser
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Chuck and his wife, Glenda, have one child and one grandchild. He attended Michigan Tech for two years.Chuck then spent two years in the United States Army.
He has been employed by the sheriff's department in West Branch, as an investigator for retail credit and was the Executive Director of the Republican Party in Saginaw.
He then moved to California, where he was the Finance Director for the Republican Party.
Moving back to Michigan, Chuck formed his own sign company in Bay City.
After that, he became Executive Vice President of Vindell Petroleum, Executive Vice President of GeoSpectra Corporation and then formed his own company and has been wildcatting ever since.
Chuck has received two Honorary Degrees as a Doctor of Laws and a Doctor of Divinity.
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Patricia Markle Lauzan
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Deceased

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Mel Matthews
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Mel and Peggy have four children and four grandchildren and live in West Branch.
Mel joined the United States Navy and helped commission the world's first Guided Missile Cruiser, the USS Boston (CAGI).
Mel has traveled most of the world.
His working career was with the Michigan Brotherhood of Carpenters.
In 1960 he married Peggy Arrington from Charlotte Court House, Virginia.
They enjoy church and camping and fishing with other Christian couples.
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Anna Mayer MacDonald
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After graduation, Anna moved to Detroit. She worked at Michigan Bell Telephone Company.
She transferred to Flint, where she and James were Married.
She has had a busy life with five children and four grandchildren
. She lived in Clio for 33 years.
James retired from GM where he was an electrical engineer.
They moved to Gaylord, Michigan in 2000 where they spend 6 1/2 months each year.
They also have a home in Arizona and spend 5 1/2 months there.
They love to travel and are avid golfers.
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Sally McLaren Greene
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Sally lives in Traverse City, Michigan.
She has one child and has been widowed since 1982.
She was a rural school teacher for nine years.
She became a Licensed Practical Nurse and worked for five years. After that, she became a private duty nurse and worked for ten years.
Sally also worked as a telephone operator for the Wal-Mart store in Traverse City for five years.
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Elva Mervyn Peterson
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Elva and Willard have one child and four step grandchildren.
She has been a housewife and is a retired school bus driver after twenty years of service.
She was also a paper route driver for three and a half years.
Elva loves gardening and flowers and most of all, all her grandchildren.
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Ann Molloy Byron
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Ann and Don have three children, two stepsons, and six grandchildren.
Ann graduated from Michigan State, married and lived in Bay City for nine years.
After that, she moved to Detroit for ten years.
She taught school for seventeen years...divorced, married Don Bron and moved to upstate New York.
Later she moved to Park City, Utah and now she and Don live on a small ranch with ten dogs, six horses, and thirty ravens..in Sonoita, Arizona.
Ann and her daughter,Brin, own a small retail shop.
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Bengt (Ben) Monson 2nd
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Ben and Ann have five children and thirteen grandchildren
He is a retired Army Warrant Officer and Department of the Army Civilian, with forty years of service.
While on active duty, Ben developed an airborne intercept system,and became the first director of the Army's Consolidated Training Facility.
Upon his retirement he was presented the Legion of Merit.
(This is the nation's seventh highest award.)
Both Ben and Ann are retired.
Their retirement is spent in traveling as much as possible.They have visited every state in the United States and have also traveled to Mexico, Germany, South America and the Caribbean.
Ben is a member of the Mayflower Society.
He also is a trustee of his church.
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