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Peter L. Bax

Pete passed away Friday, August 9, 2019 at Ely Manor in Allegan.

He was born September 7, 1948 in Grand Rapids the son of James and Eva (Oliver) Bax. Pete proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and continued his service until his retirement. Pete loved cars especially Porsches and was lovingly known as Porsche Pete.

In his free time he enjoyed metal detecting and treasure hunting. He was a member of the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Otsego. On January 6, 1974 he married Dorothy Throop who survives.

Also surviving are his 4 daughters, Brenda (Jerald) Thomas of Texas, Lesa (Scott) Huffman of Bloomingdale, Sara (Jeremy) Grimes of Texas and Barbra (William) Hazlett of Texas; 17 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 4 siblings, James, Jeannie, Timothy and Sue.

He was preceded in death by his parents and great-granddaughter, Olivia Newsome.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A memorial service will be held at 6:32 P.M., Thursday, August 15, 2019 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Otsego.

Contributions in memory of Pete may be made to the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Otsego.

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Nicky Wine

August 9, 2019 at 8:38 pm

Sending my condolences to the family. It has been a long time since I seen you. Think about you alot. Praying for you at this time.


Pam Wine

August 17, 2019 at 7:36 am

Prayers for the family,I am so sorry to hear of your loss.


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