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Maxine Hulda Portell-Peets

June 27, 1924 March 7, 2019
Maxine Hulda Portell-Peets
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Obituary for Maxine Hulda Portell-Peets

Maxine Hulda Portell Peets, 94, of Grant, passed away on March 7, 2019 at Fountain View in Grant, Michigan. She was born on June 27, 1924 to Ferris and Goldia (Willbrandt) Carter in Muskegon, Michigan. She graduated from Muskegon High School in 1942. She earned her Bachelors from Chicago School of Music. Maxine worked as a Music Teacher for Muskegon Public Schools until her retirement in 1983. On September 13, 1947 she married Edgar William Portell in Grant, Michigan and he preceded her in death on March 11, 1986. She then married Maynard Earl Peets on February 7, 1987 in Frost Proof, Florida and he preceded her in death on November 30, 2007. Maxine is survived by her three sons: Richard (Diana) Portell of Grant, Harold (Lisa) Portell of Grant, Charles (Mary) Portell of Kent City; 8 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; step-daughters: Mary Ann (William) Ransom of Branch, Janet (Jack) Smith of Florida; step-son Greg (Carol) Peets of Newaygo; and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother Jack Carter. Visitation will be held Friday, March 15, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Fields-McKinley Funeral and Cremation Services, Grant Chapel, and & Saturday, March 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 at New Life Fellowship in Grant. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 16, 2019, 11:00 am at the New Life Fellowship in Grant with Pastor Mike Connell officiating. Interment in Ashland Center Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Grant Fountain View Employee Appreciation Christmas Fund. Please share your memories of Maxine online at www.fieldsmckinley.com.


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Visitation

Friday

15

Mar

6:00 PM 3/15/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/15/2019 8:00:00 PM
Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Grant, MI

45 East Main Street
Grant, MI 49327

Fields-McKinley Funeral And Cremation Services - Grant, MI
45 East Main Street Grant 49327 MI
United States

Visitation

Saturday

16

Mar

10:00 AM 3/16/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 3/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
New Life Fellowship

212 W 128TH ST
Grant, MI 49327

New Life Fellowship
212 W 128TH ST Grant 49327 MI
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Mar

11:00 AM 3/16/2019 11:00:00 AM
New Life Fellowship

212 W 128TH ST
Grant, MI 49327

New Life Fellowship
212 W 128TH ST Grant 49327 MI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ashland Center Cemetery Final Resting Place

West 120th Street
Grant, MI 49327

West 120th Street Grant 49327 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Fountain View Retirement Community Grant

50 S. Maple Street
Grant, MI 49327
Employee Appreciation Christmas Fund
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