Peter Esman

November 5, 1923 - January 15, 2016
Portage, MI

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Visitations


Sunday, January 31, 2016
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST
Pathfinder Church
8740 S. Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI 49002

Services


Sunday, January 31, 2016
2:00 PM EST
Pathfinder Church
8740 S. Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI 49002
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan
222 N. Kalamazoo Mall, Ste. 100
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 345-0273
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Pathfinder Church Memorial Fund
8740 South Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI 49002
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SPCA of Southwest Michigan
6955 West KL Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49009
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Peter Esman, age 92 passed away on January 15, 2016 at Medilodge of Portage. Peter was born in Portage Township on November 5, 1923 to Jacob & Grace (Newhouse) Esman. Peter proudly served our country as a Marine during WWII as part of the 1st Marine Division. He spent his career at the Upjohn Company as a Chemical Operator. Visit with Peter’s family on Sunday January 31, 2016 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at Pathfinder Church; 8740 S. Westnedge, Portage where a memorial service will immediately follow at 2:00 p.m. Private burial at Ft. Custer National Cemetery with full military honors will take place. Peter was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lorraine “Bee” Esman in 2003. He is survived by his son Tom & Judy Esman, his grandchildren Laura Esman & Reuben Goforth and Carisa Esman & Eric McLeod, his great-grandchildren Amber Harvey & Drake Wendig, Lukas & Kole Harvey, Anna Goforth and August & Maggie McLeod as well as many nieces & nephews. Visit Peter’s memory page at www.lifestorynet.com where you can leave a memory or sign his guestbook. Memorial donations may be made to the Kalamazoo SPCA, Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan or Pathfinder Church Memorial Fund. Arrangements handled by Life Story Funeral Homes, Portage; 5975 Lovers Lane (344-5600).