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Arthur Allen Gnodtke

June 9, 1947 — December 27, 2023

Sawyer

Arthur Allen Gnodtke

Arthur Allen Gnodtke, 76, of Sawyer passed Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at Corewell Health South, St. Joseph.

 

A funeral service will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 5791 Sawyer Road. Sawyer, MI 49125, with Pastor Brandon Wittig, officiating. Friends may meet with the family from 10-11 AM on Saturday at the church, prior to the service. Burial will be in New Troy Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences accepted at www.PikeFH.com.

 

Arthur was born on June 9, 1947 in Sawyer, the son of the late Emil and Blondena (Strefling) Gnodtke. On July 16, 1966 he married Patricia Higgins and they shared 57 years together. Arthur grew up on the family farm, enjoyed working on old tractors and drove truck all over the country. In his younger years, Art had been a volunteer on the Weesaw Township Police and Fire Departments. He also enjoyed baking apple pies, gardening, and selling cars for Ford. Art’s biggest goal in life was making people smile.

 

Survivors include his wife: Patricia; children: Dana (Bill) Klopp, Arthur (Kelly) Gnodtke, Josh (Elizabeth) Gnodtke, and Whitney Gnodtke; 12 grandchildren; two great grandchildren; sister-in-law: Sandra Gnodtke; and numerous nieces and nephews.

 

Arthur was also preceded in death by two brothers: Carl and Armand Gnodtke.

 

Arrangements are entrusted to Pike Funeral and Cremation Services, The Boyd Chapel, 9191 Red Arrow Hwy, Bridgman.

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Visitation

Saturday, January 6, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Trinity Lutheran Church - Sawyer

5791 Sawyer Rd, Sawyer, MI 49125

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 6, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Trinity Lutheran Church - Sawyer

5791 Sawyer Rd, Sawyer, MI 49125

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Burial

Saturday, January 6, 2024

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