Guy C. Spreeman
Guy C. Spreeman, 47, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011, at Bay Regional Medical Center with his family at his side. Guy suffered a cardiac arrest on Feb. 8, 2011, while helping a friend out of a snow drift. He fought for five days to regain the generous life he was known for but was unable to do so. He was born in Tecumseh on Dec. 21, 1963, to Charles and Yoshi (Arime) Spreeman. He married the former Lezlee E. Michelson on June 20, 1992, in Tecumseh, Mich. and she survives him. Guy was co-founder and co-owner of Surveying Solutions Inc. (SSI) of Standish and a member of many business connected organizations including the American Council of Engineering (ACEC) and Michigan Infrastructure and Transportation Association (MITA).
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation, Pheasants Forever and Whitetails Unlimited. Guy was very active in the community with youth league sports as a coach and supporter and in his children's sports and band activities.
He was a loving husband, dad, son, brother, uncle and friend survived by his wife of 18 years and their children, Emily Spreeman and Mason Spreeman; his parents, Charles and Yoshi Spreeman; two sisters, Mary and Pete Moilanen and Anna Spreeman and Pete Minuz; grandfather, Tokuei Arime; father and mother-in-law, Andy and Doris Michelson; sister-in-laws, Lora and Bill Davis; Gretchen and Mark Coutcher; and very special nieces and nephews, Rachel, Jacob, Isaac, Meagan and Carter.
He was predeceased by grandparents, Elmer and Frances Spreeman and Tomi Arime.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, Feb.17, at 11 a.m. from Lee-Ramsay Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Richards presiding. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. and Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of services. Those wishing an expression of sympathy are asked to consider American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association or a Scholarship Fund for Emily and Mason Spreeman. The family wishes to extend a thank you to the citizens that assisted at the scene, the Pinconning Fraser Fire Department, Bay Regional EMS, Bay Regional Medical Center ER, CCU nurses and doctors that cared for Guy during his courageous battle for life.