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Robert Lee "Papa" Ariss

August 27, 1949 January 9, 2019
Robert Lee "Papa" Ariss
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Robert Lee "Papa" Ariss

Age 69 of Owosso, went to be reunited with his wife in heaven and be at the side of our lord Jesus on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at his home.

Funeral Services will be held 11am Saturday January 12, 2019 at New Creation Church with Pastor Brian Keesler officiating. Burial will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at Nelson-House Funeral Home on Friday from 2pm to 8pm.

Bob was raised by Albert (Margaret) Ariss and his mom Alberta (Ariss) Jameson.

He graduated from Owosso High School, Class of 1967 and was a member of New Creation Church.

Bob enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. His passion was the bible, spreading the word of the Lord and his church.

He married Vicky Lynn Kanouse in Perry on June 8, 1968; she predeceased him on April 12, 2017.

Bob worked at Motor Wheel for 16 years and retired from Saginaw Valley Rehab after 23 years of service as plant manager. He also worked at PleasantView, where he transported patients from place to place for the last eight years.

Robert is survived by his son Robert R. (Camille) Ariss; daughter Brenda Jones (Matthew Holmes), Connie (Brian) Stehlik; granddaughters Rebecca Jones, Jonee Jones, Alexis Ariss, Alizabeth Ariss and Sydney Wing; grandson Blake Jones; sisters Ruth (Earl) Eno, Ellen (William) Wilson, Sue Ariss and JoAnn (Larry) Butcher; sisters-in-law Mary Lou Ariss, Renae McOwen and Denise Grinnell; brothers Stan (Candy) Jameson, Larry (Devona) Jameson, Donald Jameson and Bob (Linda) Jameson; several nieces and nephews and other loving family members and friends.

He was predeceased by his wife Vicky; Albert (Margaret) Ariss and Alberta Jameson; siblings Pat, Jim, Chuck and Fred.

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Previous Events





2:00 PM 1/11/2019 2:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Owosso Chapel

120 E. Mason Street
Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Chapel
120 E. Mason Street Owosso 48867 MI
United States





11:00 AM 1/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
New Creation Church

1800 Corunna Ave
Owosso, mi 48867

New Creation Church
1800 Corunna Ave Owosso 48867 mi
United States

Cemetery Details


Hillcrest Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

Owosso, MI 48867

Owosso Owosso 48867 MI
United States

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