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James Pelon

James Wesley Pelon

Thursday, May 3rd, 1962 - Wednesday, October 14th, 2020
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Obituary

PELON, JAMES WESLEY, age 58, of Mt. Pleasant, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at McLaren Bay Region Hospital.

Funeral Services for Jim will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Friday, October 23, 2020, at 1 p.m. The family will receive friends on Friday beginning at 12 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will take place in Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.

Jim was born May 3, 1962, in Traverse City, the son of Edward and Wanda (Stubbs) Pelon. He married Annette Foster on August 21, 1998. Jim was a bus driver for the Head Start Program and most recently Soaring Eagle Casino. Fishing, bowling, singing, cooking, and baking were some of Jim’s favorite hobbies. Most of all, he loved his grandkids and training rescue dogs for Seeing Eye and search and rescue.

Jim is survived by his wife Annette Pelon; his children Elizabeth (Sam) Hanus of Mt. Pleasant, Raelyn Pelon (Shane Glover) of Waterford, Thomas (Samantha) Glennie of Mt. Pleasant, Shawn Nisonger of Mt. Pleasant, Nicholas Wymer of Edmore; grandchildren Makena, Maci, Brya, Landon, Katie Lyn, Chevy, Henley, Maya, and baby Hanus; sister Jamie (Sonny) Wheelock of Traverse City; brother Scott (Laura) Pelon of California; sister Sherri (Terry) Glezman of Traverse City; best friend Jim Boursaw of Mt. Pleasant; and Sr. Julia Nellett of Grand Rapids.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents; brother Rock; foster mom Rita Epple; foster mom Virginia Ellery; and his foster family, The Gregorys.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Clark Family Funeral Chapel
    Address
    114 South Bradley Street
    MOUNT PLEASANT, MI 48858
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  • Service

    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Friday, October 23rd, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Clark Family Funeral Chapel
    Address
    114 South Bradley Street
    MOUNT PLEASANT, MI 48858
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  • Interment

    Location
    Memorial Gardens Cemetery
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    Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
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Melanie Hanus Ferguson

Posted at 12:51pm
Great souls never ever part. They leave an impression on anyone they come across. Everyone will remember your father as a fantastic human that he was. God bless you and your family Lizz.
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Sherri Glezman

Posted at 02:38pm
RIP my brother. Enjoy your eternal visits with Dad and Mom and we will celebrate together one day. Love your baby Sis.
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