Albert P. Germain

Albert P. Germain
Albert P. ‘Butch’ Germain of WatsonTownship passed away Friday, September 26, 2008 in Grand Rapids. Butch was born August 17, 1947 in Plainwell, the son of John ‘Jack’ and Alleen (Brewster) Germain. He earned a Bachelors and Masters Degree from WesternMichiganUniversity. For over 30 years, he taught at MartinPublic Schools. Butch was a member of the AlleganCounty 4-H Travelers Club, the Martin Lions Club, and the Allegan and Martin Lionesses Clubs. He was active in Lions District 11-C-1 and was Cabinet Secretary for Governor Granville Cutler. He served WatsonTownship on the planning commission, as a board member and as their cemetery sexton for several years. Al enjoyed studying Michigan History and loved to attend his children’s sporting and extra-curricular activities, including chaperoning band activities.  In August of 1970, while he was in basic training for the U.S. Army, his first wife, Linda Marie (Mabus) and infant son Scott were in an automobile accident, where she lost her life. On July 5, 1975 in White Pigeon, he married Sandra ‘Sandy’ Whisler, who survives. Also surviving are his son, Scott and his wife Michelle Germain and their children, Lance, Dakota and Brenden, all of Howard City; his daughter, Kelly Ann Germain of Watson; brother Gary (Connie) Germain of Watson; an aunt Jewell Germain of Watson; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Linda Marie and an infant brother, Bobby. Friends may meet with his family on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where services will be held Monday at 11:00 A.M., Mrs. Jane Mazei? officiating. Interment will be in MinerCemetery, Watson. Memorial gifts can be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Assoc. or the Martin Lions and Lionesses Club Building Fund.
Print Obituary & Condolences Print Obituary & Condolences

Offer Condolence for the family of Albert P. Germain

Please share your thoughts ...

  • How do I send condolences?

    At the bottom of this page, you will find a condolence form. You will need to fill out some basic information prior to typing your message. (We will not share your e-mail address with anyone)

    Once you are finished, simply click the submit condolence button. Within 24 hours the condolence will be approved before it is published to the web site.

    We also provide a Tell-A-Friend feature located directly below these instructions. This form allows you to send the obituary to a friend. This is particularly helpful to someone who may live out of town.

  • Share This Obituary

    • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.