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James L. Schottey

April 4, 1938 - December 16, 2018
Grand Haven, MI



Friday, December 28, 2018
11:00 AM EST
Clock Life Story Funeral Homes
Grand Haven Location
16777 Lincoln St.
Grand Haven, MI 49417
(616) 844-4200
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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.

Food Bank at Love in Action
326 N Ferry Street
Grand Haven, MI 49417
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Hospice of North Ottawa
18525 Woodland Ridge Drive
Spring Lake, MI 49456
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Life Story / Obituary


Mr. James Lane Schottey, age 80, passed away Sunday, December 16, 2018. He was born in Muskegon, MI on April 4, 1938 to John & Doris (Stockhill) Schottey and served his country in the US National Guard. He married the former Carroll Berndt on July 5, 1970. Jim had been the owner of Tri City Linen for over twenty years until retiring. He enjoyed music and played the clarinet and sax in the Scottville Clown Band and Holland American Legion Band. Jim also sang in barbershop quartets and church choirs. He loved high school sports and you could always see him at his grandsons events, cheering them on. Jim had a strong faith and enjoyed Hebrew studies. He will be remembered for being a very generous and giving person.


Wife of 48 years, Carroll; son, Tony Schottey of Holland; daughter, Kristen (Greg) Smith of Holland; grandchildren, Ben & Sam; brothers, John Schottey, Richard (Charlene) Schottey; sister, Carol Burden; he was preceded in death by his daughter, Sandra Schottey and brothers, David & Paul.


Friday, December 28, 2018, 11:00 AM at the Clock Chapel – Grand Haven with Bruce Chapman officiating. Internment in Lakeshore Cemetery. MEMORIAL: In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to the Food Bank at Love INC or Hospice of North Ottawa.