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Ira Leslie Wood

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15 March 1909 - 26 June 2003
Conference Cane: 2002
Age at death: 94 years, 3 months

Ira Leslie Wood

Ira Leslie Wood was born March 15, 1909 in Wetzel, Michigan to the Rev. James and Ellen Wood. He was married to Eunice Frederick on December 27, 1932. In 1937 he was ordained in the United Missionary Church and in 1966 transferred to the Evangelical United Brethren Church.

He served churches in Cass City, Salem and Armada. After retirement in 1975, he served as Chaplain at the Chelsea Retirement Community for ten years. He died June 26, 2003 in Port Huron, Michigan at age 94. He is survived by his daughter, Joyce (Dr. Robert) Foster, his son, Ira (Paula), a sister, Lenora (Ollie) Roberts, and a brother, James Wood. A funeral service was held June 30, 2003 at First United Methodist Church, Port Huron, Michigan with the Rev. Ralph Pieper officiating.

- Detroit Annual Conference minutes of 2004, p. 227