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223 North Bedford Road
Battle Creek, MI 49037
Phone: 269-965-5145
Fax: 269-965-5148
Timothy Houghtalin

Timothy Douglas Houghtalin

Wednesday, February 23rd, 1955 - Sunday, December 6th, 2020
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Timothy Douglas Houghtalin, 65, of Battle Creek, passed away Sunday, December 6, 2020. He was born February 23, 1955 in Kalamazoo, MI the son of George and Beverly (Yeakey) Houghtalin. Tim graduated from Pennfield High School, class of 1973. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from WMU. Tim married the love of his life, Susan Masters, on April 26, 1986 in Battle Creek. He retired from Post Cereal after 41 years of service. Tim was a master craftsman and a true outdoorsman. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching old movies, and collecting coins. His family was his world. Tim was an amazing husband, father, and grandfather. He had a love for black labs, especially Moose. We’ll miss his quick wit, big heart, and contagious smile.

He is survived by his wife: Susan Houghtalin: daughters: Timery (Ben Tasker) Houghtalin, Madison Houghtalin, and Sydney (Austin "Bo" Morgan) Houghtalin; grandsons: Remington and Rhett; sister: Karen (Barry) Nilson; his Houghtalin cousins and Moore cousins; mother-in-law, Jean (Curt) Criffield; brother-in-law, Ronald (Lou) Masters; sister-in-law, Cindy (Mark) Moss; and many loved nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held at Bachman Hebble Funeral Service on Tuesday, December 15th from 12:00-2:00 PM with the funeral service to immediately follow at 2:00 PM. A private family burial will take place at a later date Striker Cemetery in Baltimore Township, MI. In lieu of flowers memorial tributes may be made to Habitat for Humanity. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service. (269)965-5145
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 12:00pm - 2:00pm
    Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
    223 North Bedford Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, December 15th, 2020 2:00pm
    Bachman Hebble Funeral Service
    223 North Bedford Road
    BATTLE CREEK, MI 49037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Cremation will follow
    A private family burial will take place at a later date at Striker Cemetery in Baltimore Township, MI.

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Keith Martens

Posted at 11:03am
So sorry and shocked to hear. I had the pleasure of working with Tim for over 35 years. He was someone you could always count on when any issue raised. His smile and laughter will always be remembered.
Rest in peace my friend.

Posted at 02:29pm
Susan and family we are all so sorry to hear of your loss. Hold on tight to your memories and know he will always be with you. Love, Uncle Bob. Sharon, Kathy Phyllis and Robyn

Marcia Mellich

Posted at 08:30pm
I am at a total loss for words Sue. Prayers and hugs to you and the girl's.
Marcia Mellich


Posted at 12:01pm
Sue and girls - Tim was a great guy who will be missed by those who loved him and those he loved. So sorry you are experiencing this loss and hope that all the good memories of him will help sustain you during these hard times. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. Rachel, Ted, Sophie and Alina

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