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Charles Robert Pifer
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Obituary for Charles Robert Pifer

Charles Robert Pifer, 80, of Newaygo, passed away on January 20, 2017 at home. He was born on July 16, 1936 to Herschel and Leona (Thompson) Pifer. Charles was the owner/operator of C&R Machine. Charles is survived by his wife Ruth (Sweet), son Robert (Joy) Pifer of Grant; two daughters: Deborah Pifer of Newaygo, Sally (Nick) Christensen of Sand Lake; four granddaughters: Sabrina Rawson, Nicole Pifer, Rachel Kingsley, Candace Pifer; three grandsons: Zachariah Pifer, Brandon Christensen, Justin Christensen; four great-granddaughters; brother; several sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Susan Pifer, and his brothers: Jack Pifer, Sheldon Pifer, Leon Pifer, and Johnny Pifer. A memorial luncheon will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Robert & Joy Pifer residence, Grant, Michigan. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Spectrum Hospice. Please share your memories of Charles online at

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Robert & Joy Pifer residence

4488 E. 106th St.
Grant, Michigan 49327

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Spectrum Hospice

750 Fuller Ave.
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

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