Carl H. VanNess

Carl H. VanNess
Carl H. VanNess of Otsego, Michigan died Wednesday, October 8, 2008, in Allegan. Carl was born April 22, 1924 in TrowbridgeTownship to Lewis and Mary VanNess and had been a lifelong resident of the area. Carl served in the U.S. Army during WWII. For over 20 years he enjoyed plowing, road work and welding for the Allegan County Road Commission, and was also a farmer. His leisure time activities included hunting, fishing, gardening and small engine repair. In April of 1989 he married Martha Friend, who survives. Also surviving are his children, Melvin VanNess of Allegan, Mary (Charles) Austin of Plainwell, Vicki (LeRoy) Holdread of Indiana and Andrew (Kris) Friend of Saginaw; 11 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jean; and by four sisters and a brother. Cremation has taken place and there will be no services. Contributions in memory of Carl may be made to Wings of Hope Hospice and Palliative Care.
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  1. jessica says:

    Ths is my grand father and I miss him like crazy.

  2. Jean Van Ness Moline says:

    R.I.P Grandpa we miss you so much everyday can’t believe its been a little over 8 years since we lost you. Miss you and love you a lot.

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