Life Story / Obituary
Ervin Peter Irish, age 82 of Traverse City, died on Friday, May 12, 2017.
He was born on April 30, 1935 the son of Amil and Pauline (Philo) Irish.
Ervin was a proud member of the Antique Auto Club in Traverse City and had great passion for restoring antique vehicles. He loved driving in parades. He also loved to travel and spend time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Carol A. (Wentworth) Irish; children, Don (Nancy) Irish, Sandy (Keith) Eggli Everett and David (Susan) Irish; stepchildren Wayne (Teresa) Irwin, Kevin (Lisa) Irwin and Scott (Riemi) Irwin; 20 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sisters, Verlyn (Walter) Penrod and Cathy Quinlan.
He is preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Bethel Irish. A private burial will take place at Oakwood Cemetery, Traverse City. Memorial contributions made in memory of Ervin may be directed to Tendercare Health Center - Birchwood, Traverse City. Please visit www.lifestorytc.com to sign the guest book and share your thoughts and memories with the family.