Bertram Lansing

Bert LansingBertram Lloyd “Bert” Lansing, 84 of Boyne City, died on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at home.  Born on August 7, 1928 in Dearborn, Bert was the son of Bertram Lee and Nellie (Butler) Lansing.  A proud veteran, he served in the U.S. Army.  Bert was an insurance agent and owner of his own general insurance agency in Dearborn.  On January 1, 1955 he married Irene Balogh.  In retirement they moved to Boyne City.  Grounded in his Christian faith, Bert was very active at Trinity Missionary Church in Petoskey.  Study of the Bible was important to him and for many years he was involved with Gideons International Ministry.  Bert was also an avid gardener.  He is survived by Irene, his wife of 58years; a daughter, Dawn (Dwight) Maynor of Wayne; sons Brian (Sandra) Lansing of Dearborn Heights., Mark Lansing of East Jordan and Loren Lansing of Boyne City; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren; sisters, Ruth (Benjamin) Romans of Brighton, and Vera (Lyle) Mihlfeld of Greenville.  He was preceded in death by sisters Lucille Courtney and Mary Olsen.  Memorial services for Bert will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 10th at Trinity Missionary Church, 600 N. Division in Petoskey with Pastor Steve Biegle officiating.  Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Missionary Church Building Fund or Gideons International.  Arrangements are by Gaylord Community Funeral Home.  Please share your memories and photos with the family at www.gaylordfuneralhome.com

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