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William Petz

1941 - 2018

William Phillips “Phil” Petz age 76 of
Rogers Township, passed away May 29, 2018
at home.

He was born November 21, 1941 in Northville
to William and Barbara (Phillips) Petz

Phil enlisted in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. He
represented the USA in the Allied Shooting Competition and took first
place. He re-enlisted and served in Vietnam. Phil was a lifelong
outdoorsman. He was self-employed as a captain of his fishing charter
service out of the port at Rogers City. He also guided bear, deer and
rabbit hunts. When he wasn’t busy with those outdoor activities, you
could find him walking his trap lines.

Phil is survived by
his wife, Lisa;
2 daughters, Tamara (Chris) Wood of Placitas, Florida and
Shannon (Carl) Wenzel of Rogers City;
grandchildren, Tara (Scott) Spillane, Autumn Sides, Craig Sides,
Jessica Srebnik and Emily Nowicki;
1 great grandson Ethan Spillane,
2 sisters, Barbara (Tom) Kreager of New Haven, Indiana and
Jennifer (Randy) Smolinski of Rogers City;
2 brothers-in-law, John Leszinske of Rogers City and
Jeffrey (Barbara) Millward of Columbia Station, Ohio;
a sister-in-law, Mary Lyn Petz of Astor, Florida; and
many nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by:
his parents, William and Barbara;
an infant daughter, Shelley;
brother, Joel; and
a sister, Margaret “Peg” Leszinske

Memorials may be given to McLaren Homecare and Hospice
in memory of William Phil Petz.

Private services will take place at a later date.

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