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Gordon Pater

November 22, 1936 - October 10, 2021
Grand Rapids, MI

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Graveside

Friday, October 15, 2021
10:00 AM EDT
Greenwood Cemetery
1401 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
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Service

Friday, October 15, 2021
11:00 AM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Alt & Shawmut Hills Chapel
2120 Lake Michigan Dr., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 453-8263
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Contributions


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.

Faith Hospice
2100 Raybrook Drive SE, Suite 300
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 235-5113
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Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Ball Park Floral
8 Valley Ave.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-3409
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PATER, Gordon P.

Grand Rapids, MI

Age 84, passed away October 10, 2021 at Spectrum Blodgett Hospital. Gordon was born November 22, 1936 in East Grand Rapids to the late Clarence and Irene (Elmer) Pater. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Marlene and his brother, Pete Pater. Gordon was a believer in his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, his faith was demonstrated in his selfless service to his fellow man. His wish would be for others to share the same faith. He is survived by his sisters-in-law, Gertrude Holwerda, Pearl VanKuiken; and several nieces, nephews and friends. A graveside service will be held Friday, October 15, 2021 at 10 AM at Greenwood Cemetery. A memorial service will be held Friday, October 15, 2021 at 11 AM at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, 2120 Lake Michigan Drive NW. Memorials may be made to Faith Hospice.