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Gerald Erts

Gerald A. Erts

Wednesday, October 9th, 1940 - Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Obituary

Gerald A. Erts, 79, of Quincy, passed away Friday, December 27, 2019 at ProMedica Coldwater Hospital.
The funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 12:00 PM at the Coldwater Free Methodist Church with Pastor Scott Galena officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends, prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 AM at the church. Arrangements are being cared for by Dutcher Funeral Home.
Gerald was born October 9, 1940 in Coldwater, MI to Clifton & Mary (Bennett) Erts. He served in the US Air Force and was a veteran of Vietnam. Gerald married Jeannie Tackett on May 14, 1966, she preceded him in death in 1993. He married Peggy (Pierson) Allen on Dec. 27, 2008.
Mr. Erts was a manager for Coldwater Concrete Products, now Consumers Concrete, for 40 years, retiring in 2008. He was a long serving member of the Coldwater Free Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir and more recently attended Union Church in Quincy. Gerald enjoyed watching Michigan State football and basketball, bowling, fishing, garage sailing and photography and spent time volunteering for Family Promise of Branch County. He loved to play cards and had an extensive coin collection. His love of flowers led him to obtain a degree in Horticulture from Michigan State University. Gerald was quite gifted in his ability to design and arrange flowers.
Gerald is survived by his wife Peg, his children Tim (Missy) Erts of Holt, Angie (Kirk) Cutler of Muskegon, Jeff (Shasta) Erts of Norman, OK, his step children Tracy (Paul) Wiegand of Holly Springs, NC, Linda (Darrell) Snyder, Amy (Troy) Harmon all of Quincy, his siblings David (Janice) Erts of Sturgis, Sharon (John) Derrickson of Coldwater, his grandchildren Jonathon, Jacob, Christopher and Katie Erts, Courtnee (Chase) Howland, Caleb & Gabrielle Cutler, Taylor (Colby) Erts, Reghan , Colin, Aidan and Liam Erts, his step grandchildren Christina, Daniel and Rebecca Wiegand, Ryan and Elizabeth Snyder, Mary (Zak) Jatkowski, Andrew, Emily, Natalie and Abigail Harmon and his great grandchild Nikolai. In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by his sister Barbara Worden.
Memorials may be directed to Family Promise of Branch County. www.dutcherfh.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, January 4th, 2020 | 10:00am - 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 4th, 2020 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Location
    Coldwater Free Methodist Church
    Address
    200 N. Freemont St.
    COLDWATER, MI 49036
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  • Service

    Saturday, January 4th, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, January 4th, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    Free Methodist Church
    Address
    200 N. Fremont Street
    COLDWATER, MI 49036
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  • Interment

    Location
    Oak Grove Cemetery
    Address
    809 W. Chicago St.
    COLDWATER, MI 49036
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Cindy Headley

Posted at 05:25pm
I am very sorry for the loss of Gerald Erts to his family ❤️.
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Connie Esterline

Posted at 10:06am
So sorry about the loss of Gerald. He worked here at the Shoppers Guide and will be missed! Such a nice guy!
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Joyce

Posted at 09:25pm
Peg, Angie, Tim and Jeff, Harland and I are devastated at the news. You are in my prayers. Joyce
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