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Obituary for John M. Torrey

Born: March 6th, 1948
Passed Away: September 16th, 2016


Thursday September 22nd, 2016
1:00pm at Laketon Bethel Reformed Church
Directions to Laketon Bethel Reformed Church


John "Mike" Michael Torrey, 68, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Friday, September 16 in Muskegon, Michigan. John was born on March 6, 1948 to Virginia (Shroeder) and Harold Torrey in Fremont Michigan. On April 14, 1967 he married Beth DeVette in Jacksonville Florida.

John worked at Howmet for 28 years and Haworth for 7 years. John enjoyed golfing, watching sports with his family and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Beth of 49 years; his three daughters, Cynthia Fairman of Tampa, Florida, Jill (Travis) Smith of Spring Lake, and Victoria Torrey of Grand Haven; one son, John (Kari) Torrey of Grand Haven; 8 grandchildren, Andrew, Hannah, Madison, Treston, Gavin, Cameron, Collin, and Delaney.

He was preceded in death by his parents; 3 brothers, Richard Torrey, Robert Torrey, and David Torrey; and 2 sisters, Janice Monroe and Carol Bogue.

A celebration of life service will be held at 1:00pm, Thursday, September 22 at Laketon Bethel Reformed Church, 1568 W. Giles Road, Muskegon, Michigan, 49445.

A trust has been set up through Huntington Bank, Grand Haven branch, where memorial contributions can be made to the family c/o Justin Fairbanks.