We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Harris Funeral Home
Samuel Benjamin Near, 61, of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022. He was born November 12, 1960, the son of Benjamin and Margaret (Roth) Near.
Sam worked as a contractor for many years before raising apples full time.
Sam is survived by: his wife, Phoebe Ann (Bear) Near; children, Lawrence Near, Bradley (Rachel Vonstein) Near, Ann (Nicholas) Sutkay, and Phoebe Kay Near; five grandchildren; parents, Benjamin and Margaret; brothers, John (Carol) Near and Mark (Beth) Near; and sisters, Jessie (Harvey) Beam and Joyce (Chris) Sedig
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 10, 2022, at the Harris Funeral Home, 267 North Michigan Avenue, Shelby, MI 49455. Visitation will be held Saturday, from 10:00 AM until the time of services at the funeral home. Interment will follow in the Mennonite Cemetery, Shelby.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Crystal Valley Care Fund, crystalvalleycarefund.org or Harbor Hospice, harborhospicemi.org.
The Harris Funeral Home, in Shelby, is handling arrangements.