Melvin L. Kidney

Birth: June 9th, 1931
Death: April 11th, 2019
Age: 87 years
Residence:Glennie, Michigan

Melvin L. Kidney, 87, of Glennie, Michigan passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 11, 2019 surrounded by his family.  He was born June 9, 1931 to Leslie J. and Frances L. (Crane) Kidney in Shiawassee County, Michigan.

Mr. Kidney had many jobs over the years, construction, excavating, lumbering and farming, sometimes mixing them all.  His interests included traveling especially to Montana, Alaska, and Florida where he would also hunt and fish which he loved.  He also liked to play cards, cribbage, pinochle, and euchre, etc.

Melvin is survived by his daughter, Judy (Timothy) Courter; son, Leslie (Sandra) Kidney; sister, Carmen (Chuck) Kiteley; son-in-law, Dennis (Jennifer) Tyson; son-in-law, Cyrus Kohl; daughter-in-law, Cathy Kidney; seventeen grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren, with one on the way.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews, cousins and friends.

Mr. Kidney was preceded in death by his parents, daughters, Deborah Tyson and Karen Kohl; son, Ronald Kidney.

Funeral arrangements by Buresh Funeral Home, 121 South Washington Street, Hale, Michigan 48739.  Viewing will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, 2019 with graveside service at Glennie Cemetery at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Rick McClendon officiating.  Online condolences to the family may be made at



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