Robert L. Kennicott

Robert L. Kennicott

Bob passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017 at Vicinia Gardens in Otsego.

He was born June 22, 1921 in Orangeville Township to Guy and Margaret (Shook) Kennicott. He proudly served his country in the US Army during WWII under General Patton in the Battle of the Bulge and had been wounded twice. Bob had worked at Mac Sim Bar, the Allegan County Sheriff’s Department as a Lieutenant and later at Graff Trucking until his retirement in 1976.

He was a member of the Small Pilots Association and had been a member of the Otsego VFW Post #3030 since the 1940’s.On June 17, 1991 he married Frances Fenner who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Michelle Haight, Scott (Cathy) Kennicott and Patricia Fagan; grandson, Robert (Leslie) Kennicott of Oregon along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Grace in 1977; son, Robert; daughter-in-law, Linda; son-in-law, Edward; sister, Betty Grinsol and brother, Lester.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at the Otsego VFW Post #3030.

Military Honors by Otsego VFW Post #3030.

Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to Great Lakes Caring Hospice.

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  1. Jerry & Marilyn Fenner says:

    Sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. ~Bill and Janice Thompson says:

    … Franni and Family … Though we know heaven has welcomed a very special person, our hearts still feel the sorrow. Our deepest and sincerest condolences, with loving prayers for all. May our Lord God comfort and give you strength and peace during this difficult time.

  3. Terri Gott says:

    Remembering Bob as a wonderful person and a dedicated Veteran. He lived a good long life and will be missed by many. Praying for you, Fran, and please know you have my sincere sympathy.

  4. Richard Ueck says:

    Scott sorry for your loss Richard Ueck

    • Scott Kennicott says:

      How are you. Just found your message. Sorry.

  5. David and Carol Boulter says:

    Franni, We are so sorry for your loss. Bob was a good guy. Interesting to be around and listen to. We haven’t seen you guys for awhile, but none the less, we are thinking of you.

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