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Edward F. Butzer

January 17, 1933 - November 7, 2016
Norton Shores, MI



Friday, November 11, 2016
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Muskegon Location
1469 Peck St.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 722-3721
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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

White Lake Eagles
1204 S. Lake Street
Whitehall, MI 49461
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Chalet Floral
700 W. Hackley Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441
(231) 755-1805
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Life Story / Obituary


Mr. Edward Fredrick Butzer, age 83, passed away Monday, November 7, 2016. He was born in Montague, Michigan on January 17, 1933 to Harry & Lillie (Tamsen) Butzer and married the former Shirley Strahl on November 1, 1952. Mr. Butzer had been employed by Misco/Howmet, Whitaker Electric and Johnson Electric. He would eventually buy Johnson Electric and start Mid-State Security and Advanced Underground companies. Edward was a member of White Lake Eagles and former member of the Muskegon J.C.'s. He spent time being involved in his son's snowmobile racing as a mechanic and enjoyed salmon fishing and power boating out of Lakeshore Yacht Harbor. He will be greatly missed.


Wife of 64 years, Shirley; daughter, Lisa (Richard) Wilde of NV; son, Jeff (Robin) Butzer of Rockford; grandchildren, Hayley, Hannah, Lauren, Erin & Andrew; sister, Darlene Smith. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry.


Friday, November 11, 2016, 2:00-4:00 PM at the Clock Funeral Home - Muskegon. MEMORIAL: White Lake Eagles or your favorite charity.