Lester William Kennicott

Funeral Services: January 1, 1970

Lester William Kennicott of Eaton Rapids passed away August 31, 2017 at the age of 99. Lester was born in Gunplains Township in Allegan County on September 2, 1917, the son of Guy and Margaret (Shook) Kennicott. He was very passionate about riding his Harley motorcycle and his quad, was a member of the North American Hunt Club, St. Peter Catholic Church and a life member of the NRA. He farmed his whole life, enjoyed hunting, snowmobiling, fish fries and had a great love for his dogs.

He is survived by his daughters, Judy (Larry) Keefer of Mulliken, Jane (Patrick) Dotson of Charlotte, Patricia (Robert) Fuller of Marshall; sons, James Kennicott of Eaton Rapids, William (Marcella) Kennicott of Westland, Mich., Bruce (Lola) Kennicott of Burlington, Mich.; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; five great great-grandchildren; and brother, Robert (Fran) Kennicott of Plainwell.

Lester was preceded in death by his wife, Katherine, and sister, Betty Grindol of Plainwell.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at St. Peter Catholic Church in Eaton Rapids, with Fr. Dwight Ezop officiating. Interment took place in Rosehill Cemetery.

Donations may be made to Great Lakes Hospice or St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

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