July 10, 1939 - December 27, 2016
Traverse City - Richard G. Green, 77, of Traverse City passed away December 27, 2016 at his home. Dick was born on July 10, 1939 in Little Gap, PA to the late Ellis and Mary (George) Green. Dick served his country honorably as a member of the United States Navy. On June 4, 1960 Dick married the love of his life Jane L. Peiler in Honolulu, HI. Dick was a plant manager for United Technologies Corporation. He retired in 1996 after 30+ years. In his spare time Dick enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a devoted member of St. Michael Lutheran Church - MS. Above all else Dick was a family man. He cherished his wife, adored his kids and loved spoiling his grandchildren. He was famous for doughnut Sunday. In his younger years Dick enjoyed travelling with his family to Pennsylvania and throughout the US to various historical landmarks. He will be greatly missed. Dick is survived by his wife of 56 years Jane, son Richard (Tami) Green Jr., son Kevin Green, daughter Ann (Andy) DeHaven, daughter Katherine (Craig) Ryckman, brother Terry Green, sister Rachel Kresge, nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, brother Tom and granddaughter Amber. The funeral service celebrating Dick's life will be held on Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:00 am at St. Michael Lutheran Church - MS. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 from 6 to 8 pm at the Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home. Private graveside services will take place at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Michael Lutheran Church - M.S. Please visit www.reynolds-jonkhoff.com to share your condolences with the family. The family is being cared for by Reynolds Jonkhoff Funeral Home.
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