Died June 1, 2003
TRAVERSE CITY - Claude C. Comrie, 75, formerly of Traverse City, died Sunday June 1, 2003, at the Martha T. Berry Hospital, Mt. Clemens, Mich. Claude was born Feb. 10, 1928, in Manistique to Thomas Leo and Elsie (Butler) Comrie.
He was employed at Parts Manufacturing in the Traverse City area. Upon the closing of this plant he moved to the Mt. Clemens area and worked for General Motors Cadillac Division.
Claude was a veteran of the US Army, serving in the newly-formed ski trooper division for two years. Leaving Germany while in route home, he received orders to report to Korea for an extended one year of service prior to his discharge.
Claude Comrie is survived by three brothers, Patrick (Barbara) of Kingsley, Gary (Mary) of Traverse City and Robert (Carol) of Green Bay, Wis.; two sisters, Billie Jeanne Comrie of Traverse City and Dora Stockton of North Carolina. He also is survived by several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his beloved parents, six brothers and three sisters.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, 2003, at the Traverse City Chapel of the Covell Funeral Home. The Rev. Dr. Daniel Herlein will officiate. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 4 and one hour prior to the service on Thursday. Full military honors under the auspices of Cherryland VFW Post 2780 will be held at Yuba Cemetery prior to burial.