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Keith Wayne Green, age 76, of Caro, passed away on January 11, 2010 at his home on Greens Corners (M-24 & M-46). He was born on July 26, 1933 on the same parcel of land as his death to the late Lorn and Viola (St. Clair) Green.

Keith was a 1951 Caro High School graduate, and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Upon his return from the service, he was united in marriage on August 20, 1955 to the former Barbara Ruggles at Kingston. Keith was a lifelong resident on the corner and was employed, until his retirement, as a foreman; first at Mayville Molding and then Snover Stamping. In addition to his "regular" job he was owner/operator of two gas stations, a sporting goods store, and the Space Age Motel on the corners. Keith also did machining work at his residence and started Greens Deer Ranch. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and trapping.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Green of Caro; four children, Virgil (Ilene) Green of North Carolina, Eileen (Cliff) Doering of Caro, Irwin (Kim) Green of Caro and Mary Ann (Allen) Mossner of Frankenmuth; seven grandchildren, Brandon Doering of Caro, Aimee (Bryan) Scott of Virginia, Ryan (Jennifer) Green of Caro, Michael Green of Caro, Kelly Tewksbury of Caro, Christine Mossner and Zachary Mossner, both of Essexville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant brother, Emerson Green.

The funeral service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Caro on Saturday, January 16, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Ronald Wigand officiating.

Burial will be at Indianfields Township Cemetery.

Visitation will be held at the Collon Funeral Home on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., on Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and at the church on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, Building Fund.