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Allan L. Cazier, age 65, passed away Tuesday, December 20, 2016 under the loving care of his family and Spectrum Health Hospice.  The son of Lawrence & Mae (Spencer) Cazier, he was born on October 19, 1951 in Grand Rapids.  Allan was a proud veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, having served during the Vietnam era. 

On November 1, 1969 he married the former Vicki Lynn Palethorpe and together they enjoyed 33 years of marriage and raised three daughters.  Following a long battle with cancer, Vicki preceded him in death on May 12, 2003.  He was also preceded in death by his parents;  a sister, Alice Champlain;  and a brother, Russell Cazier.  On April 3, 2004 he married Waynette Dale (Abernathey) Brandt and they enjoyed twelve years of marriage.

For over 24 years Allan worked as a driver with the former Electrolux Home Products.  An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was also a skilled woodworker and liked working on cars and trucks.

Surviving are his wife, Waynette Brandt-Cazier of Greenville;  three daughters and two sons-in-law, Veronica & Greg Jeffery of Belding, Jennifer & Marc Ziemke of Rockford, and Jessica Cazier of Belding;  a step-son, Carter Brandt of Greenville;  a brother, Warren Cazier of Sidney;  a sister, Carol Cory of Lakeland, Florida;  eight grandchildren;  eight great grandchildren;  two aunts, Bessie Smith and Joan Cazier;  and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Military honors will be rendered jointly by the U.S. Marine Corps and the American Legion Honor Guard at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Ray I. Booth American Legion Post 101, 1320 W. Washington Street, Greenville, with a celebration of life gathering immediately following. 

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Allan's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  Arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville.


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  1. Donna Abbott Gunderson on December 24, 2016 at 12:00 am

    RIP dear friend! I’ve known Allen for about 48 yrs! he will surly be missed.

  2. Waynette Brandt-Cazier and Carter Brandt on December 25, 2016 at 12:00 am

  3. Jessica Cazier and Denny Walter on December 26, 2016 at 12:00 am

  4. Summer Dann on January 15, 2017 at 12:00 am

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