December 22, 1933 - September 25, 2015
Harry M. Liebziet, 81, passed away suddenly on Friday evening, September 25, 2015. He was born in Jackson and is a 30 year US Army/National Guard veteran who saw action in the Korean War. Harry excelled in many other careers including master mechanic for Chrysler Corporation, master electrician in his own business in Southfield, instructor for MSU Agricultural Department training apprentices, journeyman, master electricians, and electrical inspectors in the Electrical Code to name a few. He was involved with dozens of groups and non-profit organizations over the years such as the Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services, Homeland Security, local Parks and Recreation, Traverse City Light & Power board, chair of the COFAC committee, life member of the Northwest Michigan Engine and Thresher Club (Buckley Old Engine Club), Cherryland Amateur Radio Club, Boy Scouts of America Commissioner (PhD recipient) and was currently a commissioner with the Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging. Harry is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ruth Ann Liebziet, son Donald (Susan) Liebziet of New Boston, daughter Joy (Tom) Wiseman of Okemos, granddaughters Ashlee Liebziet of California, Jessica Tyler of Texas, and Megan Wiseman of Okemos and great grandson Cole Tyler of Texas. Harry was preceded in death by his parents Milton C. and Lennabelle Leibziet and his sister Annetta Patefield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to organizations benefiting veterans and their families. Cremation has taken place and a memorial for family and friend will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at the Senior Center in Traverse City. Graveside services will follow at the Maple Forest Cemetery. Please visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com to sign Harry's online guestbook. Arrangements have been entrusted to Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
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