Leonard E. Houck

Died May 7, 2017


Leonard Edwin Houck, 71, of Twining passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, at his home after a long battle with cancer and diabetes for approximately 50 years.

Leonard was born Feb. 4, 1946, to Arnold Jerome and Pearl Imogene (Hawkins) Houck in Twining, Mason Township, Arenac County. He married Frances Ann Jones on May 27, 1972, in Bay City, Bay County. They were blessed with four children, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He will always be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather who was deeply devoted to his family. Leonard will be deeply missed by all his family.

Leonard is survived by his wife of 44 years, Frances Ann (Jones) Houck; four daughters, Sandra (Dean) Fry of Bay City, Brenda (Shane) Franklin of Oscoda, Emajean (Paul) Westley of Standish, Jenifer Houck and Jeff Frebee of Bay City; six grandchildren, Amber Watson and James Sadrianna of Tawas, Seth Houck of Twining, Jewelie Fry of Bay City, Brooke Johnston of Oscoda, Sabrina Meyer of Standish and Kyle Franklin of Oscoda; one great-grandchild, Jaxson Sadrianna; brothers, Arnold James Houck of Twining and Dennis (Tracy) Houck of Yakama, Wash.; sisters, Opal Stein of Hemlock, Debra Houck of Arizona and Kathy (Brad) Brenski of Port Huron; sister-in-law, Verna Houck of Twining; and several nieces and nephews.

Leonard was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Carlton E. Houck, Charles “Ed” (Edna) Houck and Richard Houck; two sisters, Margaret (Frank) Gaertner and Tammy Houck; and sister-in-law, Marilyn Houck.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at Cedar Valley Cemetery in Twining. Online condolences may be offered at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.


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