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Herman Chanley

Herman Herald Chanley, 82, Waterford, Mich., died July 24 at his home.
A native of Fredonia, born March 4, 1919, he was the son of the late Charles and Maudie Rhoads Chanley.
He was a carpenter at Hartford Roofing and worked in Roosevelts CCC camps prior to World War II, where he was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army. He served at the Battle of the Bulge and received two purple hearts and two bronze stars.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Mae Chanley, and a grandchild.
Survivors include two sons, Kenneth Chanley of Manistique, Mich., and Myron Chanley of Waterford; two daughters, Sheryl Chanley Mogg of Commerce, Mich., and Rhonda Simeneta of Columbiaville, Mich.; four brothers, Norman Chanley of Campbellsburg, Carl Chanley of Leavenworth, Jesse Chanley of Mesa, Ariz., and Loren Chanley of Corpus Christi, Texas; three sisters, Nellie Bills of Salem, Gladys Jones of Marengo and Mona Cox of New Albany; 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, six step-grandchildren.
The funeral was July 27 at Simpson-Modetz Funeral Home in Waterford with burial in Crescent Hills Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Hospice of Michigan.

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