Lewis Lovett

July 12, 2014

Lewis Lovett

Lewis E. Lovett of Allegan, Michigan passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Allegan. Lew was born January 12, 1924 in Otsego, MI the son of John and Grace (Stratton) Lovett. He had owned and operated hardware stores in both Otsego and Allegan and had also owned Lovett Boat Company where he built speed boats. He was a district manager for MI Gas Utilities. Lew retired from Consumers Energy where he did gas field maintenance. Lew was a skilled photographer and enjoyed that hobby. He joined the Navy and was active in WWII as an aviator, piloting a blimp over the Atlantic Ocean and in Brazil. Lew was married to Helen Gerry in 1943 and she passed away in 1983. On June 22 2008, he married Gladys Doty who preceded him in death in 2013.

Surviving are 2 sons, Mark (Carrie) Lovett of Allegan and Eric Lovett of Jacksonville,  AL., 5 grandchildren, Lisa, Kristi, Susi, Matt and Hope; 9 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Lucille Lovett and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wives and 4 brothers, Calvin, Charles, Carl and Robert.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service for Lewis and Helen Gerry Lovett will be held Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 11:00 am at the First Congregational Church of Allegan, 323 Cutler St. His family will greet friends from 10 am until the service time.  Burial of ashes will take place at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to Wings of Hope Hospice or to Allegan Country Estates.

Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com


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