Karla Jean Wood 64 of Clare, passed away Monday, April 8, 2019 at MidMichigan Medical Center-Midland. Karla was born October 9, 1954 in Clare, the daughter of Richard B. Wood and Betty Jean (Emery) Wood. Ms. Wood graduated from Harrison Community Schools in 1986. Karla had resided in Clare since 2015, moving from Pinconning, Michigan and previously from Harrison. Karla worked for many years at Ashcraft’s Market of Harrison as a department manager and later at the corporate office. She also worked at the former United Rescue Ambulance Service of Harrison as an Emergency Medical Technician and volunteered as a Reserve Officer with the Clare County Sheriff Department. Karla unconditionally loved her dogs throughout the years, always giving them the best care and love possible. She enjoyed relaxing outdoors and embraced all that nature offered her.
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Surviving Ms. Wood are her two sons; Craig Heber and wife Tasha of Breckenridge, Michigan and Jeremey Heber and wife Tracey of Gilbertsville, Pennsylvania, five grandchildren; Jordan Heber, Mayson Heber, Luke Heber, Harper Heber and Harlow Heber, one sister, Cheryl Roth and husband James of Indianapolis, Indiana, two brothers; Richard Wood of Harrison and Michael Wood and wife Diane also of Harrison, many nieces, nephews, her close friend, Deborah Heber-Coyer and her two miniature dachshund’s; Kiki and Ginger. Karla was preceded in death by her parents, Richard B. and Betty Jean Wood.
Memorial services honoring Karla will be held at a later date. Inurnment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Harrison. To share an online memory or condolence with Karla’s family, please visit: www.stockingfuneralhome.com. Arrangements for Ms. Wood are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989) 539-7810.