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Michael Trent Purcell

February 1, 1939 ~ June 29, 2017 (age 78)

Purcell - Michael Trent Purcell, age 78, went to be with his Lord Thursday, June 29, 2017. He was born February 1, 1939 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Michael was a true outdoorsman. He filled his days with bird watching, fishing, hunting and camping. Michael loved his sweet dog, Molly and his grand-dogs, Heidi and Sophie.

Michael will be lovingly remembered by his daughter, Dee (Mike) Hoffmann; grandchildren, Ryan (Sam), Jeff, and Erica; brother, William Purcell Jr. and step-brother, Joseph Purcell. siblings-in-law Margaret Roberts, Fran (Garth) Wambaugh, John (Annette) Ramirez, Tony (Minnie) Ramirez, Gloria (Ron) Miedema, Rene Carrillo, and Marion Ramirez along with several nieces, nephews and extended relatives. 

He is preceded in death by his wife, Jane Purcell; parents, William Purcell and Vivian Hosman; siblings Vienna Caruso, George Purcell, and Carol Beeler; step-sibling, Louella Purcell and brothers-in-law Bill Roberts and Art Ramirez.

Memorial services to honor Michael will be 10am Saturday, July 15, 2017 at the Cook Memorial Chapel (East building), 4235 Prairie St. SW, Grandville, Michigan. Michael’s family will gather to meet with friends and relatives immediately following the service. 

The family welcomes messages and memories in their online guestbook at

 Service Information

Memorial Service
July 15, 2017

10:00 AM
Cook Memorial Chapel (East building)
4235 Prairie Street SW
Grandville, MI 49418

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