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Edward Lewis Neitzel

January 18, 1939 March 8, 2019
Edward   Lewis  Neitzel
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Obituary for Edward Lewis Neitzel

Edward L. Neitzel age 80 of Greenville passed away suddenly Friday, March 8, 2019 in Newaygo. He was born in Greenville January 18, 1939 the son of Edward L. and Eileen I. (Reterstoff) Neitzel. Ed was a graduate of Greenville High School with the class of 1957 where he excelled in basketball and tennis. He began his tool and die career at Greenville Tool and Die while in high school and attended Grand Rapids Jr. College while earning his journeyman certificate in tool and die. He retired from GTD in 1997 with 42 years of service. He was an active member of Faith Baptist Church serving as a leader for AWANA at the church. He also was a reading mentor at Cedar Crest School and enjoyed playing basketball with the senior men’s morning group at the high school. He was married on June 16, 1961 in Greenville to Marie I. Green and together raised their three children in Greenville. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marie Neitzel, children; Steven Neitzel of Anacortes, WA, Sharie (John) Hoke of Greenville, Shiela (Roger) Kosters of Bryon Center, grandchildren; Ashleigh  Neitzel, April (Brandon) Schulte, Nate Hoke, Becky (Jason Young) Hoke,  Caleb Kosters, Austin Kosters, great grandchildren, Brayden  and Austin Schulte, sisters-in-law, Ardith (Ken Koning)  Siegel and Grace (Larry) Nicholson, cousins, nieces and  nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter-in-law Nina Neitzel in 2018 and also his brother Keith Neitzel and his sister Evelyn Neitzel. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday March 12, 2019 at 12 O ‘Clock Noon at Faith Baptist Church Greenville with Pastor Randall D. Williams officiating. A visitation will be also on Tuesday from 10:30 AM to 12 O’clock noon at Faith Baptist Church. Memorial contributions are suggested to Lincoln Lake Baptist Youth Camp or Faith Baptist Church. Memories and messages of condolence may be sent via hurstfh.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

12

Mar

10:30 AM 3/12/2019 10:30:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Faith Baptist Church

315 N. Greenville West Dr.
Greenville, MI 48838

Faith Baptist Church
315 N. Greenville West Dr. Greenville 48838 MI
United States

Service

Tuesday

12

Mar

12:00 PM 3/12/2019 12:00:00 PM
Faith Baptist Church

315 N. Greenville West Dr.
Greenville, MI 48838

Faith Baptist Church
315 N. Greenville West Dr. Greenville 48838 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Faith Baptist Church

315 N. Greenville West Dr.
Greenville, MI 48838
Lincoln Lake Baptist Youth Camp

Lincoln Lake Baptist Youth Camp

15113 Lincoln Lake Ave
Gowen , MI 49326
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