Teeters, Bernard

Written by David Green.

Bernard Carl Teeters, 74 of Howell, Mich., died Feb. 16, 2012, at Evergreen Nursing Center in Southfield, Mich.

He was born Aug. 5, 1937, in Toledo, Ohio, the son of Kenneth and Grace Teeters. Bernard is survived by his wife Nancy Marie (DeMeritt) Teeters whom he married April 6, 1957, in Morenci, Mich. 

Bernard worked as an insurance agent for Farm Bureau Insurance for 36 years and is a past president of several organizations in which he was an active member. He was a 32nd degree Mason, lifetime member and Past Worshipful Master of Fairfield Lodge #95, a lifetime member and Past Worthy Patron of Fairfield Chapter #68, a lifetime member of Howell Commandery No. 28, K.T., and a lifetime member of Howell Elks Lodge #2168, BPOE. 

He is survived by two children, Kent (and Laurie) Teeters of Canton, Mich., and Linda (and Daniel) Irwin of Berkley, Mich.; and three grandchildren, Jennifer Teeters and Kristin and Megan Irwin.

Funeral and Masonic services are planned at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, at MacDonald’s Funeral Home in Howell. Visitation is scheduled from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday, with an Elks Service at 6:30 p.m. Memorial contributions are suggested to Elks Major Project. 

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