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Lawrence Edward Fortier, Sr

Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Death 15 Aug 1975 (aged 63)
Manistee, Manistee County, Michigan, USA
Burial Manistee, Manistee County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 100492425 · View Source
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Lawrence E. Fortier, 63, of Manistee died Friday, Aug. 15, 1975, in Manistee.

He was born Nov. 3, 1911 in Grand Rapids, the son of Wilfred and Mary (Meyer) Fortier. He was married to Neva Peterson in 1935 in Ludington. He was president of Fortier Industries, Inc. of Manistee. Mr. Fortier was a member of Knights of Columbus, third and fourth degree past grand knight; member of the Elks, Eagle and World's Worst Fishermen.

He is survived his wife, Neva; ten daughters, Marian Johnson, Helen Helminiak and Lois Green of Manistee, Theresa Tytar of Trufant, Clare Shipstead of Traverse City, Jeanne Pefley of Ypsilanti, Joanne Fortier of Utica, Denise Larson of Arcadia, Renee Harrison of Holmes Beach, Fla, and Carrie at home; one son, Lawrence Jr. at home, and 22 grandchildren; father, Wilfred F. Fortier of Ludington; three brothers, Wilfred and Donald of Ludington, and Harold of Manistee; three sisters, Loraine Boertman and Rita Hansen of Muskegon and Jeanne Lucas of Ludington.

The funeral will held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Guardian Angels Catholic Church of Manistee with the Rev. Gerard F. Guzikowski, celebrant. Burial will in Mount Carmel Cemetery, Manistee.




  • Created by: Craig W. Lidtke
  • Added: 10 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100492425
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Edward Fortier, Sr (3 Nov 1911–15 Aug 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100492425, citing Mount Carmel Cemetery, Manistee, Manistee County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Craig W. Lidtke (contributor 46857104) .