Obituary for Gale Calwin Nutt

Gale Calwin Nutt

Birth Date: Nov. 27th, 1941
Date Passed: May. 1st, 2021

Obituary

Gale Calwin Nutt age 79, died peacefully Saturday, May 1, 2021 at home. Gale was born on November 27, 1941 in Grand Rapids, MI to the late Calwin and Bernice (Graftema) Nutt. He married Ethel M. (Umlor) Nutt on October 14, 1961 in Conklin, MI. He was the Owner/Operator of Nutt Painting where he spent 30 years painting with his son by his side. He loved camping with family and renting a cabin on the Muskegon River for the annual family River Weekend. He served the Ravenna community in various ways serving as a volunteer firefighter on the Ravenna Fire Department for 26 years, the Village Council for many years and the meat manager at Hazekamps for 26 years. He was a very active member of St. Catherine’s Catholic Church and enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling with Ethel and just spending time with his family. Gale is survived by his wife of 59 years: Ethel M. Nutt of Ravenna, Son: Gary (Jill) Nutt of Ravenna, 3 Daughters: Teresa (Don) Ritz of Nunica, Janet Moore (Dave Swanson) of Conklin and Cindy Nutt of Ellsworth. 9 Grandchildren and 7 Great Grandchildren. 2 Brothers: Tom Nutt of Muskegon, Lindsay Nutt of Flint. 1 Sister: Denise (Tom) Butts of Flint. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Gale was preceded in death by his parents, Son in-law: John Moore and 3 Brothers: Garold, Ronald and Dennis Nutt. Mass of Christian Funerals will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at 11:00am at St. Catherine’s Catholic Church in Ravenna with Father Andrew Ayers celebrant. Burial will be in St. Catherine’s Catholic Cemetery. The family will be at the church on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 from 5:00 to 8:00pm to greet friends. Rosary will be prayed at 7:30. Memorials may be directed to: St. Catherine’s Men’s Club or Ravenna Area Fire Department Go to: http://www.throopfhravenna.com or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511

Visitation

5:00pm to 8:00pm on
May. 4th, 2021 at St. Catherines Catholic Church
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Service

11:00am on May. 5th, 2021 at St. Catherines Catholic Church
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Burial

12:00pm on May. 5th, 2021 at
St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery
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