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George Spoke

November 25, 1933 — April 26, 2019

George Spoke

George Edward Spoke, 85, of Coloma, passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 at Buchanan Meadows in Buchanan.

A private family service will be held at Coloma Cemetery in Coloma. Online condolences accepted at

George was born Saturday, November 25, 1933 in Iron River, Michigan the son of the late Daniel and Alexandria (Serena) Spoke. On September 10, 1958, he married Norma Adeline Hunter and they were together for 48 years until her death in 2007. George joined the US Coast Guard after high school and retired in 1976 after 24 years of service with rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3 to Coloma, MI. He worked at Whirlpool Corporation for 10 years and then at Williams Farms in Benton Harbor until he retired in 2015. George enjoyed gardening, deer hunting, fishing and reading outdoor magazines. He loved the outdoors.

George is survived by his daughters: Cheryl (Patrick) Mugan, Kimberly (William) Thurston, Deborah (Martin) Woodward; grandchildren: James Spoke, Maegan Finch, Kathryn Woodward; great grandchildren: Alexander Dixon, Austin Finch, Zachary and Kyle Finch, Adeline Spoke, James Spoke; brother: Donald Spoke; and his sister: Elizabeth Scalcucci.

George was also preceded in death by: a grandchild: Russell Dixon in 2019; and his brothers: Daniel and Robert Spoke.

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

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