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Patrick Six, age 72, of Jenison, passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017 at home surrounded by family. 

The son of Charles & Dorace (St.John) Six, he was born November 13, 1944 in Muskegon.

As a proud veteran of the Vietnam War, he served in the Navy before being honorably discharged in 1967. Pat went on to marry Sarah Jennings, with whom he had three children. Sarah preceded him in death in 1990.

Pat met and married Diane in 1996. He worked as a printer until retirement. Pat loved spending time with his ten grandchildren. He enjoyed making people smile, loved a good joke, and could often be heard sharing stories of his many adventures. Pat was an avid hunter and also loved working in his wood shop, making gifts for his grandchildren and friends. He had a soft spot for all children, and enjoyed volunteering his time at Base Camp and teaching Sunday school classes. Pat had a caring, tender personality, and cherished time spent with his family. He was a friend to everyone.

Pat was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Charlene; and brother, Bruce. Remembered for his fun-loving personality, generosity, sincerity and as a loving Christian husband, father, grandfather & brother, he is survived by his loving wife, Diane Kay Six; sons, Troy (Joanne) Six, and Nathan (Sarah) Wiehe; daughters, Sarah (Kristofer) Lowell, and Kate (Josh) Simmons; grandchildren, Kiley Kavanaugh, Jacob, Adam, and Mark Lowell, William and Abby Wiehe, AJ and Sarah Six, Luke and Lydia Simmons; and brother, Mitch Six. 

A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14 2017, at Solomon’s Porch Community Church, 1675 Baldwin St. Jenison, with Jon Moore officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to the church in care of Base Camp or World Vision.

Honoring his wishes, cremation will take place. Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids.


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  1. Becky Town on February 16, 2017 at 10:47 am

    I am so sorry for your loss Six family! The few times I saw him he was so sweet!!

  2. Bonnie Plodzik on July 4, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    Dear Christina, Troy and Kim,
    I’m so sorry to learn of your father’s passing. I wish each of you peace.
    Bonnie (Shakinis)Plodzik

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