John Archer, 65
Published 9:35pm Monday, January 16, 2012
John A. Archer, 65, of Niles, husband of Kristi (Makin) Archer, passed away Friday, Jan. 13, 2012.
John was controller at the Stanley Knight Corp. until 2000. He owned Belle Plaza Party Store in Niles from January 2001 until October 2011.
He is also survived by his three daughters, Sarah Cartwright (and Mike Emmons), Beth (Chuck) Mondschein and Karen Archer (and Earl Banfy); seven grandchildren; sisters, Judy (Elwood) DeBrot and Mary Ballard Monaghan; and brother-in-law, Dick Ballard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Merle and Ruth Archer, and granddaughter, Laurie Makin Cartwright.
Visitation is Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Harris Funeral Home in Shelby, Mich.
Memorials to the Laurie Makin Cartwright Memorial Scholarship or the American Lung Association are appreciated.
You may get directions to the funeral home or leave a message for the family at www.harrisfhome.com.