Max Weathers

July 6, 1923 - May 16, 2015
Traverse City, MI



Thursday, May 21, 2015
12:00 PM to 3:00 PM EDT
Traverse City Nazarene Church
1023 S. Division St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 947-7707

This is an informal luncheon.


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Munson Healthcare Foundation; Munson Hospice
1150 Medical Campus Dr.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 935-6482

Designate to Hospice House.

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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Cherryland Floral
1208 S. Garfield
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 941-5761
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Blossom Shop
1023 E. Eighth St.
Traverse City, MI 49686
(231) 932-9470
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Flower Station
341 W. Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49684
(231) 946-1742
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Life Story / Obituary


Max Carl Weathers, 91 of Traverse City died, Saturday, May 17, 2015.

He was born on July 6, 1923 in Traverse City the son of Franklin and Martha (Aeschliman) Weathers.

Max was a machinist with Traverse City Iron Works and retired when they closed. He enjoyed woodworking and building birdhouses. Max made special woodworking items for his children and grandchildren. He loved to watch the sunset with his wife while living on the lake. Max enjoyed dancing, hunting, snowmobiling and anything he could do outdoors.

Max is survived by his wife of 71 years, Dorothy (Anstett) Weathers; they were married on January 1, 1944 in Traverse City; his children, Sharon Lehn, Doug (Cheryl) Weathers, Pam (Ron) Fasel and Jan (Rich) Barrett all of Traverse City; grandchildren, Lisa, Debbie, John, Daryl, Joyce, Ronnie, Ronda, Kelly, Kris, Lindsay and Dustin; 24 great-grandchildren; siblings, Virginia Kellogg, Ed Weathers and Frank (Linda) Weathers all of Traverse City.

He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Gary Weathers and brother's and sister's; son-in-law, Richard Lehn and great-grandson, Matthew Ulatowski.

An informal gathering and memorial luncheon will be held from 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm on Thursday, May 21, 2015 at the Traverse City Nazarene Church, 1023 S. Division St.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Munson Hospice House, 1150 Medical Campus Dr., Traverse City, Michigan 49684. Please visit his webpage at to sign the guest book, share a message with his family and more. The family chose Life Story Funeral Home, Traverse City.