Traverse City Record-Eagle

July 7, 2013

Alec July Died June 26, 2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Alec July of Traverse City died Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

He was born on July 10, 1928, in Flint, the son of Anthony and Katherine (Ploch) July.

Alec retired as an Electrician from the General Motors Corporation, Buick Division in Flint after 49½ years. He served as an elder of Otisville Church of Christ for 30 years. He enjoyed reading, woodworking, listening to music and singing.

Alec is survived by his wife; Sharon Mae (Smith) July, they were married on July 21, 1978; his children, Ted and Patti July, Steve and Phyllis July, Kathy Spohn, Matt and Jeanette July and Michelle Mitchell; grandchildren, Joel July, Sarah Felty, Caleb July, Joshua July, Amanda Preston, Eric Spohn, Mark Spohn, Malinda Spohn, Deanna Beaver, Katie July and Ian Mitchell; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Nora July, Brianna July, Caleb Felty and Madalyn Beaver; and sisters, Edna Schroeder and Alice Saxton.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Dorothy July; brothers, Frank July and Ed July; and sisters, Josephine July, Ann Young, Helen Kowalski and Sylvia Niec.

Cremation will take place. A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Otisville Church of Christ, Otisville, Mich. Family will greet friends at 10 a.m.

Memorial contributions, in memory of Alec July, may be made to the Munson Manor Hospitality House, 210 Beaumont Place, Traverse City, MI 49686. Please visit Alec’s webpage at to sign the guest book and share a message or memory with his family.

The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City, to handle arrangements.