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Peter J. Root

February 1, 1944 June 18, 2018
Peter J. Root
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Peter J. Root, 74, lifetime resident of Delta Mills, born February 1, 1944, passed away on June 18, 2018. Peter was a graduate of Grand Ledge High School, class of 1962; a motorcycle enthusiast and enjoyed going to bike and car shows. After his retirement from General Motors, he enjoyed nature and was an avid gardener. Peter loved spending time with friends and family, he will be truly missed by so many.
Peter is survived by his sons, James (Karen Jaye) Root and Merritt (Renee Showers) Root, 3 grandchildren: Travis McCullough, Nate and Rachel Showers; Papa Pete’s special grand-niece, Akayla, and sister Mary Lou Bignall. He was predeceased by his parents James and Jean (Pearson) Root and his former wife, Maxine (Zipple).
Memorial services will be held Tuesday, June 26, 2018 – 2:00 p.m. at Peters & Murray Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. Visitation will be Monday 4-8 p.m. and Tuesday 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Online condolences may be shared at www.petersandmurrayfuneralhome.com

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Visitation

Monday

25

Jun

4:00 PM 6/25/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/25/2018 8:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Visitation

Tuesday

26

Jun

11:00 AM 6/26/2018 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 6/26/2018 2:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States

Service

Tuesday

26

Jun

2:00 PM 6/26/2018 2:00:00 PM
Peters & Murray Funeral Home

301 E. Jefferson Street
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Peters & Murray Funeral Home
301 E. Jefferson Street Grand Ledge 48837 MI
United States
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