Mr. Charles "Ed" Mechan

January 13th, 1930 to August 30th, 2011
Charles “Ed” Mechan, 81, of Marysville died Tuesday, August 30, 2011.

He was born January 13, 1930 in Port Huron and was a life long resident. He married Patricia M. VanTroostenberghe who preceded him in death on August 16, 1974. He then married Rosemary M. Ryan.

Charles is survived by his wife of 31 years, Rosemary M. Mechan of Marysville; daughters, Connie (Dorne) Clark of Richland, MI, Mary Ann (Phil) Mayer of Shelby Twp., MI; six grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; step-children Gordon (Karen) Ryan of St. Thomas, Ont, Beverley Ryan (Patrick Wilson) of Toronto, Ont, Kenneth Ryan of Sarnia, Ont, Carolyn (Murray) Krahn of Calgary, Alberta, Trish (John) Cranmer of Dutton, Ont, Kevin Ryan of Calgary, Alberta; 6 step-grandchildren; sisters Genevieve M. Kubek of Port Huron, Betty J. Ward of Ft. Gratiot, MI, Beverly J. (Gary) Thorley of Port Huron, and Anne (Jerry) Dechert of St. Joseph, MI.

He is preceded in death by a daughter, Cheryl Bida; grandson, David Bida; siblings, Mildred Sikes, Josephine Hess, Bernard Mechan, Charlotte Kleitch, Fred C. Mechan, Marie E. Hunter, Wilfred Mechan.

Funeral services will be 11 am Friday, September 2, 2011 in St. Christopher Church. Burial will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Visiting will be 2-4 and 6-9 pm today, September 1, 2011 in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home and from 10 am until the time of service at the church on Friday. A rosary will be recited at 7 pm today at the funeral home.

Memorials for Charles may be made to St. Christopher Church.

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