Of Chelsea, Michigan, age 76, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 23, 2022 at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor. He was born October 12, 1946 in Ann Arbor, Michigan , the son of Aram S. & Emma “Ann” (Kent) Walker Schindler Vaughn.
David fondly grew up at his grandmother, Wanda (Alva) Walker’s home with his aunt Carol on the corner of Golfside and Washtenaw in a beautiful brick home where he and Debbie were married. He graduated from Pioneer High School in 1964. He joined the Army, serving at Cameron Bay in Vietnam. David began working for Michigan Bell as a telephone splicer technician in December of 1966. He proudly worked for them for 38 years, and then worked at Pamida in Chelsea until the store closed. He was a member of the American Legion. David enjoyed hunting, camping, working on outdoor projects, and spending time with his family. He was very involved with his children’s activities, running the fun fairs at South Elementary School, and joining all of his children’s field trips. He loved building floats for his children for the annual Chelsea parades. David loved kids, and helped his wife, Debbie with her in-home daycare. He had a kind, loving heart, always willing to help out in any way. He never let his children feel like they were going without, and loved to spoil his grandchildren. He and Debbie welcomed everyone with open arms.
Age 75, of Dexter passed away after a valiant fight against pancreatic cancer with his family by his side on Tuesday, December 13, 2022. He was born September 15, 1947 to Sylvester Edwin Yager and Marilynn Esther (Hamilton) Yager in Midland, Michigan.
Larry graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1970. He immediately began his first career as a police officer at EMU. After a few years he moved to Chelsea where he was a police officer until 1977. He then began his second career as an engineer at General Motors for 31 years. Upon retirement he upped his golf game by playing in several golf leagues. Spending time with his family, golf and his dogs were always his favorite things. There were days when he said he preferred dogs to people! He always had a dog by his side.