Laurence Lee Tomlinson of Mayville, age 89, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2020, at his home. Lee was born April 24, 1930, in Caro to the late Arthur and Jennie (Albrandt) Tomlinson. He graduated from Caro High School with the Class of 1947. Lee married Marjorie Ann Downing on January 13, 1951. She preceded him in death on May 1, 2008. Lee was the past owner of the Pink Poodle Restaurant, Ducker Tomlinson Inc. and Auto Value Automotive of Mayville. He enjoyed playing fast pitch softball and senior slow pitch softball. Lee loved hunting, fishing, golfing and teasing his family and friends.

He is survived by three children: Randy (Kathleen) Tomlinson, Gary (Kathy) Tomlinson and Debra (Fred) Stahl; seven grandchildren: Douglas Whipple, Kyle and Joshua Tomlinson, Nicole Milostan, Jason and Michael Stahl and Michelle Territo; many great-grandchildren; two sisters: Bonnie Phelps and Eva Jane Krcmarik; and furry friend, Annie.

A Service of Remembrance will be held at a later date at Pleasant View Free Methodist Church with Pastor Bruce Crockett officiating. Burial will take place in Indianfields Township Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2265 Livernois Road, Suite #410, Troy, MI 48083.

The family was assisted with these arrangements by the Avram Funeral Home, Mayville. Friends may share an online condolence at

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