Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 6, 2013

John L. Carpenter

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — ELK RAPIDS — John L. Carpenter, 57, of Elk Rapids, passed away unexpectedly at Munson Medical Center on April 3, 2013. He was born July 13, 1955, in Bellaire.

John was an outdoorsman and especially enjoyed fishing. He was also active in animal rescue, as he had a passion for animals.

John is survived by his siblings, Vickie (Mike), Brent, Clark, Peggy (Glenn), Pam and Larry (Sally); and stepdaughter, Janelle. John also leaves behind his fiancée, Janet; beloved dog, Halley; and many nieces, nephews and close friends to cherish his memory.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Michael.

A memorial service will be held today, April 6, 2013, at 11 a.m., with visitation one hour prior, at Covell Funeral Home in Elk Rapids. A luncheon will follow the service at the old Kewadin Town Hall.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Antrim County Humane Society.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Covell Funeral Home of Elk Rapids.