Clair W. Branch, born in Kalamazoo in 1932, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Monday, December 2. Preceded in Death by his parents, his first wife Helen, and his brother Richard. Survived by his wife, Joyce (Hyatt) Branch, daughters Lori Baldwin and Sue Rowland, son Mike, stepdaughter Michelle Grinder, stepson Jeff Skinner, grandchildren Meghan, Evan, Jessie, Amy, Dani, Alex, Eric and Natalie, great granddaughter Avery. Visitation to be held on Friday, Dec. 6 at 1 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St. Memorial Mass to follow at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Senior Services, 918 Jaspar St. Kalamazoo 49001, or to St. Joseph Church.