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George J. Pesola
George John Pesola, 60, of Shiocton passed away Sunday, June 15, following a short illness.
Born Oct. 13, 1953 in Howell Mi., to Arvid and Doris (DePati) Pesola, he attended Pinckney High School in Lower Michigan and was a self employed painter.
He enjoyed fishing, baseball and painting and was good with a brush. He was a friendly, kind, honest man and would do anything to help out when he could. He was an avid Packer fan, but loved baseball and the Chicago Cubs. He spent time in the Chicago area selling pumpkins and Christmas trees for Arneson Tree Farms and also had his own lot that he managed.
He is survived by a son, John (Laurie) Pesola, Menominee; Mi.; a daughter, Christina (Rick Chaney), Stephenson Mi.; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two sisters, Edna (Bob) Koski , Ypsilanti Mi. and Connie Pesola, Stephenson Mi.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arvid and Doris Pesola; a brother, Donald DePatie and many aunts and uncles.
Visitation was held on Monday, June 23 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., with a prayer service at 4:30 p.m. at Borchardt & Moder Funeral Home in Shiocton. Burial was in Maple Grove Cemetery in Daggett. A memorial fund has been established.
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