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Larry Bontrager

February 11, 1942 — June 14, 2022

Larry Bontrager

Larry Bontrager passed away suddenly at home on June 14, 2022 at the age of 80. He was born February 11, 1942 to Harry and Lillian (Warfield)Bontrager in Kalamazoo, MI



He is survived by his loving wife of 49years, Vada (Stanfill). They were Married March 31, 1973 in Kalamazoo, MI


Larry is also survived by his Sons Larry Bontrager and Doug Bontrager both of Kalamazoo, a daughter Holly (William) Gibson, Battle Creek, a brother John (Bridget) Bontrager of Muskegon, 13 Grandchildren and many more Great Grandchildren

He was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Lillian (Warfield)Bontrager, Sister Kay Bradford, Son Keith Smith, Daughter Veronica Stanfill


Larry Served in Vietnam 1965-1966 then worked at Georgia Pacific for 38 years before retiring.

He was a member of the VFW 7956 August-Custer Post

Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and playing cards and spending time with family and friends.

A celebration of life to remember Larry will be Sunday July 17, 2022 from 1:00-4:00pm at the VFW 7956 Custer-August Post, 13540 West M-96, Augusta, MI 49012


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