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City of Center Line

Center Line is a small close-knit community of 8,257 residents located in Macomb County in Southeast Michigan. Nestled inside the state's 3rd largest city, Center Line is a small town in a metropolitan area. 



Mayor Hanselman was honored with a last drive through Center Line on Saturday Morning, August 29th, 2015

Goodbye to Mayor Hanselman

David William Hanselman (September 11, 1942 - August 22, 2015).

MayorHanselman, David William, age 72, died peacefully surrounded by family at home in Center Line, Michigan on August 22, 2015 on the street of his birth. Mr. Hanselman was born on September 11, 1942 to Jacob and Louise Hanselman; he was the sixth of seven children. A proud Center Line resident for over 60 years, and a 1960 graduate of Center Line High School, Mr. Hanselman was Mayor of the City of Center Line since 2009 before which he served as councilman for 28 years. He served on many city commissions including Beautification, Housing, Library, Parks and Recreation, Zoning, Planning, and Downtown Development, most recently as chair of the South Macomb Disposal Authority and head of the Selective Services for Warren and Center Line. He served in Lions Club, Rotary Club, Center Line Schools Foundation, Parents' Congress President and Board member for Macomb Christian Schools, and honorary member of the Southeast Michigan Indians. He was a delegate for the State of Michigan Republican Party. Mr. Hanselman owned Royal Oak Tire in Royal Oak, Michigan for more than 25 years. Mr. Hanselman is survived by his faithful wife of 51 years, Katheleen (Cole), his children David S. Hanselman (Kelly Cobb Hanselman), Mark A. Hanselman (Meridith Prost Hanselman), and John J. Hanselman; grandchildren Megan, Luke, Grace, and Mackenzie (Mac), siblings Dorothea Rafinski (Norman), Daniel Hanselman (Marguerite), John S. Hanselman (Jamie). He was predeceased by siblings Ernest, Jacob, and Ilse (Abraham). Special thanks to Dr. Mandip Atwal, a dear friend, and care providers at McLaren Macomb Hospital and McLaren Hospice. Visitation Thursday, August 27, 2015 and Friday, August 28, 2015 from 2-8 pm, at the Ford Funeral Home, 26560 Van Dyke (S. of 11 Mile Rd. or the I-696 expressway), Center Line. Instate Saturday, August 29, 2015 from 9 am until time of Funeral Service 10 am at Woodside Church of Warren (Hoover Rd./North of 11 Mile Rd.) with wake immediately following at DeCarlo's in Warren. Interment Cadillac Memorial Gardens-East, Clinton Township. Contributions may be made to the Friends of the Firetruck c/o City of Center Line, and the Center Line Lions Club.


Follow the links below for more information.

Ford Funeral Home

Macomb Daily Obituary

Library Book Sale


Sunday September 6--11 am - 3 pm--All books $1

Monday September 7--11 am - 2 pm--All books, $5 per bag.

Paper bag will be provided

Beautification Suncatchers


Suncatchers are available at City Hall. $5 each. All proceeds go directly to the Beautification Commission.

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