Lion Robert Forrest Warner

Lion Robert F. Warner of Homer passed away Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011 at his residence.

He was born in 1942 in Battle Creek and is survived by his wife Elaine and Son David, many step-children and many grandchildren.

Robert served his country in the Navy for 6 years during the Vietnam era where he specialized in electronics. He worked for Hayes-Albion, Post Cereal in Battle Creek and later started his own company, Homer Controls Inc. with his son David.

Robert was a member of the Lions Club of Homer and the Homer Historical Society, and also enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a long term member and officer of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and contributed a great deal in support of the community.

As a Lion, Robert participated in practically all fundraisers and service projects, and lent a great deal of personality and humor to our business meetings.


Lion Harry Weston (Pork) Weiss

Lion Harry 'Pork" Weiss 79, of Homer,Mi, died April 9,2006 at Foote Hospital, Jackson, Mi.

Pork and his brother Lion Don Weiss  ran a milk hauling buisness for over 20 years and then he worked at Union Steel for 15 years in Albion, Michigan.
Pork served his country during WWII in the U.S.Navy on the U.S.S. Suffolk.

Pork was very active in the club's activities and in the community. He followed local sports closely and received special recognition as #1 Fan of the Homer High School sports teams.

He became a member of the Homer Lions Club in 1952 and served in the poisition of secretary continuously for 46  of his 54 years in the club.

Following his death the club named the annual colligiate scholarship in his name.


Harold V NelsonLion Harold Victor Nelson

Harold Nelson, age 83, of Homer passed away on September 30, 2015 at home with family.

After his college graduation, Harold accepted a teaching position at Homer High School where he taught for 32 years including driver education during the summer months. In addition to teaching, he drove kids on the school bus. Harold retired from teaching in 1990 and was self-employed in the building trades for several years.

In 1992, Harold and his wife Dorthea were a part of a mission project in Zambia, Africa through the Medical Benevolence Foundation (MBF). There they helped build a home for visiting doctors traveling to the Zambian village. The couple also did another missionary project in Hazard, KY with the youth fellowship group from their church.
Harold was an active member of the Homer First Presbyterian Church since 1958. Harold was a ruling elder of the church for many years and enjoyed singing in the church choir.

Harold was a member of our Lions Club since 1958. In 2011, he was awarded the distinguished Melvin Jones Fellow for humanitarian service from the Lions Clubs International Foundation. The fellowship is the highest award given by a local club to a member for exceptional commitment to serving others. Harold was exceptionally active in our events and led us in song at all our meetings.

He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans; he also belonged to Michigan Education Association-Retired and National Education Association-Retired.


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